Sunday , May 28 2023

ASUU Strike: FG’s Negotiating Team to Present Union’s demands at FEC Meeting Today

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that the demands of striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), presented in a new letter to government would be tabled for discussion today (Wednesday) at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja.

This was disclussed on Tuesday, August 29, by Dr. Ngige while giving update on the aborted meeting of government with ASUU.

He confirmed the receipt of ASUU’s letter and the need to present the letter to FEC today.

“The government, as you know, has made an offer to ASUU through the Ministry of Education and late yesterday (Monday), ASUU got back to us with their counter offer.

“By then, this meeting had been scheduled and the government’s side needed to deliberate on their counter offer before we can have a reconciliation meeting to further discusses areas of disagreement.

“That is the position right now. We are holding a government side meeting, while the Minister of Education is also holding meeting and we will meet later today and formalize our position.

“Tomorrow is Federal Executive Council meeting and there are aspects that we will need FEC approval to go on with.

“Thereafter, we will meet with the ASUU team either tomorrow (today) evening or Thursday morning, which ever will be more convenient,” Dr. Nigige said.

READ ALSO  Double Wahala! SSANU, NASU, NAT May Join ASUU On Nationwide Strike, To Decide in Meeting Tomorrow

About Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a writer with passion for cutting-edge news

Check Also

Man Fries Garri Wearing Suit to Protest High level of Unemployment, Neglect of Agriculture in Nigeria (Photos, Video)

A man has protested the growing unemployment situation in Nigeria by wearing suit to fry …


  1. chisom Janefrances

    God please let all these end in positive

  2. It will soon be thing of the past.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

%d bloggers like this: