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Ngige, Adamu to continue heading FG-ASUU negotiations, says Presidency


The media office of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Friday denied reports claiming that Vice President was now leading Federal Government negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

A statement by the Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Laolu Akande, said that the reports are inaccurate.

The reports from the interview by Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, after the Federal had claimed that Osinbajo would henceforth lead the Federal Government into the negotiations.

But the statement by Akande reads “The Media reports seemed to have misrepresented what Labor & Employment Minister, Dr. Chris Ngige meant when he spoke with reporters about the negotiations after the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday.

“The Vice President had a discussion after FEC with both the Labour Minister and Education Minister Malam Adamu Adamu around the issues, but has not taken over the negotiations as widely reported. Both Ministers will continue to lead the FG- ASUU talks.

“The Federal Government continues to diligently pursue a prompt resolution of this dispute and is confident the matter would be resolved,” it stated. The NATION News.

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