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Breaking: Details of FG and ASUU’s crucial meeting

Both the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, have failed to arrive at a common ground on improved funding for universities in the country.

This is the outcome of a crucial meeting between both parties today.

The meeting which was reported to have begun at about 5:30 pm, was convened at the instance of the government through its representative and Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu,to find a way in resolving the protracted issue that has resulted in the ongoing strike by the varsity teachers.

The ASUU team to the meeting was led by its President, Biodun Ogunbiyi while the Minister of Education and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, were the only ones on the government side.

Before the commencement of the meeting which had eight members from the side of the university teachers,Mallam Adamu announced that the meeting was only between the ASUU delegation and himself, asking all others present to excuse them pending the time they round off.

 

 

 

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