Strike: Federal Govt, ASUU Meet In Aso Villa Today

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will meet today with top representatives of the federal government with the aim of ending the ongoing industrial dispute.

According to information made available to journalists yesterday by Chief, Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Labor and Employment, Olajide Oshundun, the tripartite meeting is expected to be held at 16:00 at the presidential villa.

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

Other representatives of the federal government are Minister of Labor and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, who will host the meeting between officials of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and other registered unions in Nigerian universities, as well as identified interest groups and civil societies. .

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

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

The declaration was signed by its national president, Anderson Ezeibe, and entitled, “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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