ASUU STRIKE: Govt Continues Negotiations With Angry Lecturers
The federal government hopes to soon resolve the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
They hope to achieve this through negotiations with the striking lecturers on Thursday, November 22 in a meeting at the Ministry of Education.
The Deputy Director of Press, in the ministry of education, Ben Going, said the meeting was organized to finalize ongoing negotiations between the government and the striking lecturers.
“We are meeting tomorrow(today) to put finishing touches to the ongoing negotiation. We will definitely brief the press after the meeting,” he said.
The National President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President, also said that the meeting will be a continuation of what was discussed last week.
“We are have been called upon for a meeting. I cannot predict the outcome. Last week, we only open issues. We will attend the meeting and see how it goes...” he said.
The lecturers resumed strike on November 5, 2018, over demands for improved funding of public universities based on agreements reached with the Federal Government in 2009.
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