Minister of education reportedly reveals when ASUU strike will be called off

Minister of education reportedly reveals when ASUU strike will be called off

The federal government has reportedly hinted that an agreement has been reached with members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

The lecturers have been on strike since November 5, 2018 but according to Daily Trust, breakthrough seems to have been achieved.

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The minister of education, Adamu Adamu, spoke at a conference in Abuja where he said an agreement was reached with the union which was expected to call off the strike.

He said: “The strike will be called off from today (yesterday) or tomorrow (today) and certainly, there won’t be strike next week.”

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Legit.ng earlier reported that ASUU president, Biodun Ogunyemi, while speaking on Wednesday, January 23, stated that N50 billion is the least amount for the first quarter of 2019 the union is asking for from the federal government as revitalisation fund.

Ogunyemi revealed to newsmen that as at Wednesday not only has the federal government failed to pay the money, it is showing no indication of releasing it.

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