are still trying to iron out some grey areas with the government. Once
we finish doing that, we will address the press,” he told The Nation.
leadership had another meeting with the Minister of Labour and
Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, last Friday to report the decisions of
its members in accordance with the agreements between both parties.
a conciliatory meeting with government, the union had agreed to go back
to its members, to take a decision on the offer of government and
revert back with a view to calling off or suspending the strike.
of these issues stemmed from the 2009 agreement that government had
ASUU and also from the 2013 Memorandum of Understanding that the
government had with ASUU.
is a continuum. Most of those issues were not issues that cropped up
from the Buhari administration, we inherited them.
will consult with their organs with a view to calling off the strike.
And we expect them to do that within one week, they will get back to
are the highlights of the meeting and I can tell you that the meeting
took place in the very cordial atmosphere,” Ngige told newsmen after the