‘ASUU Strike To Be Called Off Within Next Week’ - Education Minister, Adamu Adamu Says...

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The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, says that the indefinite strike declared by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU, would be called off within the next one week.

According to LIB, Adamu met with the leadership of the senate committee on Education today,  and said ongoing negotiations between the Federal government and the executive members of ASUU, indicates that the strike would be called off within the next one week. Adamu said negotiations between the Federal government and the academic union are ongoing.

Recall that on Sunday, August 13th, ASUU declared an indefinite strike over the failure to implement its 2009 agreement with the Federal government and 2013 memorandum of understanding (MoU).

Other reasons listed for the strike include non-payment of salaries, non-payment of earned academic allowance (EAA), removal of universities staff schools from funding by government and non-implementation of provisions of the 2014 pension reform act with respect to retired professors and their salaries.

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