The Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, on Sunday, acquired greater than he bargained for following his disclosure that he could be declaring his intention to run for the 2023 presidential race on Tuesday.
Ngige mentioned God had spoken to him concerning his presidential bid, therefore, he would make a public declaration on Tuesday.
Nevertheless, the event has earned him heavy knocks from Nigerians who questioned his capability to manipulate the nation if he couldn’t efficiently resolve the disaster between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government.
Majority of Nigerians who commented on Daily Trust’s report on social media took the Minister to the cleaners, declaring his ambition as “lifeless on arrival.”
Our correspondent reviews that the ongoing industrial motion by ASUU has entered its second month with no finish insight.
ASUU had on Monday, February 14, 2022, introduced a four-week whole and complete warning strike following the shortcoming of the union and the Federal Government to succeed in widespread floor on the calls for of college lecturers.
A few of ASUU’s calls for embody the release of revitalization funds for universities, renegotiation of the 2009 FGN/ASUU settlement, launch of earned allowances for college lecturers, and deployment of the UTAS fee platform for the payment of salaries and allowances of university lecturers.
Following the expiration of the initial 4 weeks of the warning strike, the union had gone forward to declare one other eight weeks saying that it was giving the government extra time to take care of its wants.
Amid the lingering strike, Ngige made his intention to run for the president recognized, drawing the ire of the Nigerians on social media.
“Even enemies of Nigeria are declaring for president. God forbid,” Agatha Nanmha Langtim, A Fb person wrote.
Muhammad Huzaifa mentioned:-
“Think about, who didn’t resolve ASUU issues is considering that he can resolve Nigerian Issues. It is a disgrace Mr. Ngige.”
For Onwurah Peter Chizoba, additionally a Fb person:-
“Have he have resigned as minister ? as a result of he will surely lose that payment and won’t smell presidency. A person is about to lose two issues.”
Think about, who didn’t resolve ASUU issues is considering that he can resolve Nigerian Issues. That is disgrace Mr. Ngige.
Joseph PK Michael:-
“You aren’t certified, In reality, you’re the worse particular person among the many aspirants. 4 months of ASUU strike! Nothing to points about.”
Comr Bakatsinen Zazzau:-
“You failed to assist our life negotiated with ASUU and also you need us to vote you? Are out of your senses?”
“It’s excessive time we the scholars of tertiary Establishments will rally round and present you shege. Kutmeh!
“You can not resolve ASUU problem and also you need to resolve Nigeria problem.”
Hassan Ibrahim mentioned:-
“Useless on arrival, somebody that may’t negotiate between govt and ASU need to lead the entire Nigeria.”
You’re very humorous Ngige. It’s the correct time for WE( College students) to indicate you shege.
Onwurah Peter Chizoba:-
Has he resigned as minister ? as a result of he will certainly lose that fee and received’t scent presidency. A person is about to lose two issues.
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