Strike: Federal Govt, ASUU Meet In Aso Villa Today

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will today meet with top federal government representatives with a view to end the lingering industrial dispute.

According to information made available to journalists yesterday by head, press and public relations, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Olajide Oshundun, the tripartite  meeting is expected to hold by 4pm at presidential villa.

The chief of staff to the president, Prof Agboola Gambari, will chair the meeting.

Other federal government representatives are  minister for labour and employment, Dr Chris Ngige,  who will host the meeting between officers of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and other registered Trade Unions in Nigerian universities, as well as identified interest groups and civil societies.

Meanwhile, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said it will commence a two-week warning strike from May 16, 2022.

ASUP, in a statement released yesterday, said it took the decision after an emergency National Executive Council (NEC).

The statement was signed by its national president, Anderson Ezeibe, and titled, “Status Update of the ASUP/Federal Government of Nigeria Engagement; and Resolutions of the Emergency National Executive Council Meeting of ASUP.”

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