The Federal government negotiation team, led by Dr. Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment will today meet with the National leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities in Abuja, in a bid to resolve the lingering strike action by the union.
A statement from Deputy Director (Press), Ministry of Labour and Employment, Samuel Olowookere, on Monday night, said the government delegation at the meeting would include the ministers of Education and Finance, Chairman, National Income Salaries and Wages Commission, Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission and the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress.
ASUU leaders are expected to brief the government delegation on the resolutions reached on the offers made by the Federal Government during the last meeting held on August 17, 2017.
The Statement Reads in Part;
“Senator Ngige calls on ASUU to show good faith as the Federal Government had already demonstrated commitment to addressing the grievances of the union,”