FG And ASUU Cancel Meeting On Resolution Of Strike For The Second Time




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The resolution the action between the and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was cancelled on Monday, December 14, for the time in a row.

Though no reason was given for the cancellation the parley scheduled discuss the union’s current strike, it was however learnt that was still consulting with its organs on the latest offer by the Federal Government to the striking university teachers.

Deputy Director Press and Public Relations in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mr. Charles Akpan, announced the postponement in a text message.

It Read;

“Good morning, colleagues. Please, note that the meeting with ASUU, earlier scheduled for today (yesterday), is canceled. The inauguration the technical committee on PMS is as scheduled.”

President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi on his own part said the union’s leadership did not agree on any meeting with the government as consultations on both sides were still ongoing.

He Said;

“We never actually agreed on any meeting. What we said was due consultations, and consultations are going on at the two levels. We believe the government’s side is also consulting. That’s why the meeting has not held.

“So, consultations are going on. Thank you.”

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