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ASUU Strike: FG Gives Latest Update After It’s Meeting With ASUU

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The federal government of Nigeria has convinced Nigerians that the ongoing ASUU strike will come to an end very soon.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige made this known while addressing the public after he held an important meeting with the Union yesterday.

According to the report, he said that he was quite surprised when ASUU went back on its assurance it gave the ministry and Nigerians through the Nigerian Inter-Religious Council, NIREC, led by the Chairman of the CAN, Rev. Supo Ayokunle, and the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar

According to him: “I sincerely thought ASUU and the Ministry of Education would have resolved their differences, which are not major areas of dispute lead to industrial action. To my surprise, I came back, and the strike is still on. my Ministry must intervene and see that the industrial disputes is been resolved wherever they occur.

Recall that it was reported that Asuu embarked on a fresh warning strike which would last for one month. The warning strike started on 14, February 2022 and would last till 14, March 2022. The union also promised to embark on an indefinite strike if the government does not meet their need. However, there is hope for the Nigerian students as the two bodies have met and are settling their differences.