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Research Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Vol. 1(3), pp. 39-45, August 2020
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ISSN 2734-2026 © 2020 Scholarly-Journals

The impacts of ASUU strike actions on host Communities

Albert Saviour Memekizibe, Ph.D.

Department of sociology, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State. Email:

Received: 4 July, 2020, Accepted: 19 August, 2020, Published: 31 August, 2020


Strike action is a demonstration of demand by a group of people at a given period of time. This study is taken cognizance of the academic staff union of universities (ASUU) which is frequent in Nigeria from time immemorial. The paper argues that the problem of Nigeria today is the nonchalant of political leaders. It obviously dealt with the concept of strike, the causes, the effect and consequences, the theories, the strike prevention measures (Government/Trade Unions), University Management System, and that of the benefits of ASUU Strikes and challenges. The paper concludes that ASUU strike action in Nigeria have consequences on the social, economic, political, educational and cultural aspects of the host communities.


Key words: Strike Action, Consequences, Host Communities.

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