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Agreements Reached With Lecturers Over ASUU Strike  Will Yield Fruit Next Week – FG

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Chris Ngige

The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed optimism that recent agreements it reached with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and other unions in the education sector would yield good fruits next week

This was made known in a statement issued on Friday by the Head of Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Olajide Oshundun.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige in the statement made the assertion while addressing newsmen after a meeting regarding the ongoing strike actions by unions in the education sector.

Blaze Newz recalls that ASUU,  ,SSANU, and other unions in the public universities had embarked on industrial action following the federal government’s inability to meet their requests.

Ngige said, “We had a cordial and fruitful discussion; we looked at the issues dispassionately and reached some agreements, to the satisfaction of everybody in attendance,.

“We discussed. Everybody was happy. We reached some agreements and we hope that by next week, those agreements will start maturing” he added.

Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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