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ASUU Denies Receiving Invitation for a meeting with FG
ASUU disagrees with Chris Ngige, the minister of labor, who claims not to have received a meeting invitation.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has insisted that they haven’t gotten an official invitation from the federal government for the meeting with the government delegation that had been previously announced in order to resolve the points of contention and end the strike.
The federal government will meet with the ASUU team on Thursday to discuss the concerns causing the strike, the Minister of Labor and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, announced just 24 hours prior.
This was announced by Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, the president of ASUU, on June 23 and is visible on the union’s official Twitter account.
Nigeria ASUU Strike Update: “ASUU will call off strike soon” — FG
Due to its commitment to resolving disputes with the university-based unions, the Federal Government has guaranteed that academic activities would begin in earnest.
Currently on strike are the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
Senator Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, stated that the strike’s end is imminent following the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Denying the claim that the Federal Government intended to change the payment schedule for unions, the minister claimed that the government had called all pertinent agencies, including the National Information Development Agency (NITDA), to brief it on the progress made in resolving the contentious issues that had sparked the unions’ ongoing strike.
Speaking at the time, Ngige stated that the government was eager to see the students return to their studies.
The University Transparency and Accountability System (UTAS), which was suggested by ASUU as an alternative platform, and the University Peculiar Personnel and Payroll System (U3PS), which was suggested by SSANU and NASU, are anticipated to be discussed during the meeting on Thursday, according to him.
The minister stated that he was awaiting the findings of the Tripartite Plus Committee, which included the National University Commission (NUC), the Chief of Staff, the Salaries and Wages Income Commission, the Ministry of Education, and the striking unions. It might interest you to read Organ Harvesting: Meet Daughter of Ike Ekweremadu, Sonia who Needed kidney transplant
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