The Federal Government and the leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has adjourned their meeting, till Thursday, 7th of February, 2019.
Today’s emergency meeting marks it the 9th time this striking lecturers are meeting with The Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr. Chris Ngige, to resolve the industrial action which has lingered for almost three months.
The lecturers proceeded on strike on November 4, 2018, in protest of what they described as poor welfare, university revitalization among other demands.
At the end of the meeting, the labour minister and the ASUU President spoke to Journalists, saying they are making progress.
However, both parties refused to disclose specify information stating that the press will be briefed after next Thursdays meeting