ASUU enters positive agreement with lecturers of striking universities

The Nigerian government has finalized an agreement with striking universities to put an end to the ongoing strike.

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, announced the agreement after a four-hour meeting between both parties.

Mr. Ngige said the two parties however, both parties did not reveal the conditions to the media.

ASUU on Monday asked its members in federal universities across the country to begin two weeks warning strike in response to the government’s decision to stop the February salaries of lecturers who have not registered on the IPPIS platform.

Thursday’s meeting is the first by both parties since the strike commenced.s will reconvene on Monday after the ASUU delegation deliberates with its National Executive Council (NEC).

Also speaking, the National President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, said the National Executive Committee of the union will review the conditions for the integration of UTAS into IPPIS.

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