A senior lecturer at the University of Calabar (names withheld) who, like many of his colleagues, is affected by the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has resorted to driving a taxi.
The senior lecturer said he had to resort to driving Bolt cab in order to escape hard times, feed his family and meet other obligations.
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A former President of Post Graduate Students in UNICAL and a former lecturer, Dr Anthony Bissong Attah was shocked to encounter him yesterday when he called a Bolt cab to pick him up to a destination.
According to Attah, chairman of Young Progressives Party and recently elected State chairman of IPAC, on the course of their short but emotional trip, the lecturer-turned driver, lamented and greatly regretted how he declined a chance to take a lecturing job in Finland like several of his colleagues.
ASUU strike started in February 2022 and negotiations between both the Federal Government and the ASUU have several times been deadlocked.
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