ASUU Strike Update: Outcome of ASSU Emergency Meeting, 1st February
The Emergency meeting between the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Federal Government on Friday ended in deadlock and was adjourned to February 7. The meeting which started few minutes to 12 noon and ended at 3:15 pm was held at the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Abuja.
According to him, ”we have another set of information for our members and we will like to hear from them before saying anything.
He however, disclosed that the meeting has been adjourned till next week Thursday.
On the other hand, the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige after the meeting said all the demands of the unions have been met.
Ngige further stated that the Government will not be able to afford the N50 Billion Naira ASUU is demanding as part of commitment towards the revitalisation of public universities; however, the FG has offered something reasonable which ASUU are taking back to their members..\
Both parties refused to give any specific details of what was discussed in the meeting.