FG Continues Negotiation With Lecturers Over ASUU Strike
The Federal Government has continued its negotiation with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the ongoing industrial action by the union.
The meeting is ongoing at the conference room of the Ministry of Labour and Employment in Abuja.
ASUU National President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, led other striking lecturers to the meeting which has the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, in attendance.
Other government representatives at the meeting are the permanent secretaries at the ministries of Education, as well as Labour and Employment, and some directors from the ministries.
In his welcome remarks, Senator Ngige said he was hoping that the meeting would be the final negotiation that would resolve the lingering industrial crisis.
On his part, the ASUU President was hopeful that the discussion would not take long like the previous ones held.
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