ASUU may suspend strike soon
The Academic Staff Union of Universities may soon suspend its strike after an eight-hour meeting with federal government representatives ended on an amicable note.
Briefing journalists after the eight-hour meeting, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, said the dialogue was fruitful.
ASUU’s president, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi agreed with the Minister’s remarks.
Ngige said the government has made a proposal which ASUU will take back to their executives.
The minister explained that several issues were discussed in the Friday meeting, including salary shortfall, the payment system for lecturers and revitalisation of universities.
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