The Federal Government is currently in a meeting with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) towards finding a way to end the ongoing ASUU strike. The plan to hold the meeting was earlier confirmed by the President of  ASUU, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, in an interview with newsmen.

The meeting began 5:00 pm Monday evening. Recall that the union met with the FG last week but the meeting ended with no resolution. We would wait to see if the meeting today will yield any positive outcome.

The ASUU team to the meeting was led by its President,Biodun Ogunbiyi while the Minister of Education and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, were the only ones on the government side.

Before the commencement of the meeting which had eight members from the side of the university teachers,Mallam Adamu announced that the meeting was only between the ASUU delegation and himself, asking all others present to excuse them pending the time they round off.

 

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