ASUU meets with FG for Seventh time today


A reliable source confirms to us that the union has shifted ground on FG's offer but insisted payment of outstanding salaries must not be done through IPPIS platform if strike would be suspended. Meeting still ongoing. Details shortly.

STRIKE :FG/ASUU MEETING ONGOING

The today meeting, which was scheduled for 11 a.m. started at 2:25 p.m. with the labour minister, Chris Ngige, presiding.

He said the government gave the union some offers last week and “they promised to consult with their members and get back to us”.
 
“We pray for a fruitful discussion that will bring our children to school,” he said.

In his remark, the national president of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, said the position of the union members had been documented and will be presented to the minister.

Mr Ngige declared the commencement of the technical session of the meeting at 2:35 p.m.


Meeting (6:00pm)

At the time of this report, the meeting is Still ongoing and No Press Briefing has been made.

On the other hand, the national president of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, said the position of the union members had been documented and will be revealed to the minister in the course of the meeting.

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ASUU and FG are currently in a meeting to finalise negotiation in ending the lingering 8 months strike. There is a sight to an end in the Nationwide strike as majority of the Nigerian Universities ASUU congress accepted FG's offer and tabled the need for implementation and not Promises.

The Minister of Education, Prof. Adamu Adamu speaking with the media yesterday, having perceived results from various congresses of the Academic Union, has given high assurance that the strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will be called off after today's meeting.

Campus Verve NG recalls that the Zonal chapters of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) met this week to review the union’s ongoing strike.

The Update of the meeting will be convened here soon.. 



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