The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, on Tuesday, has disclosed that progress was being recorded in the negotiation with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, adding that the meeting which was held on Monday was not deadlocked and ASUU did not walk put of the meeting as reported by Journalists.

Ngige disclosed this in a statement signed by the Director of Press at the labour ministry, Samuel Olowookere.

According to statement, the two parties agreed on implementation and work plan of the reports submitted at the meeting by ministries, departments, and agencies.and gave themselves some days to see if it can be accomplished before Christmas, hence the meeting did not last more than two hours unlike the usual protracted meeting.

The ministry said that negotiation with ASUU was still on and that the FG was determined to reach an agreement with the union soon.

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