ASUU Strike: FG, Union reach compromise


The Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have reached a fresh agreement that will see striking lecturers going back to the classroom within the shortest possible time.
At a conciliatory meeting coordinated by the Minister of  Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, the government agreed to commence immediate payment of salary shortfall to the lecturers as well as the payment of quarterly revitalisation funds to universities immediately.
The ASUU leaders however promised to communicate the decisions reached at the meeting which started at 1.40pm on Thursday and lasted for about 15 hours to its National Executive Council with a view to calling off the strike and reconvene a meeting with government.within one week.

Source: The Nation

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