ASUU strike: What was discussed in FG’s meeting with Union on Tuesday

The meeting between leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, ended last night in Abuja.

Both parties met at the Minister’s Conference Room, Ministry of Labour, Abuja.

The discussions took significant steps towards the resolution of the issues raised by ASUU.

According to the Deputy Director, Press, Ministry of Labour, Mr Samuel Olowookere, a forensic audit of the sum of N30billion earlier given to the ASUU in 2010, was agreed upon.

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Olowookere also said both camps further agreed on monthly remittances to ASUU, while the audit lasts.

Ngige assured members of ASUU and Nigerians, that government is already working to resolve all outstanding issues, in line with the present administration’s commitment to prevent disruption of academic calendar in universities.

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