Wednesday, September 21, 2022



HomeNewsStrike: Reps, ASUU meet over face-off with govt Tuesday

Strike: Reps, ASUU meet over face-off with govt Tuesday

Hope brightened yesterday for an out-of-court resolution of the dispute between striking varsity teachers and their Federal Government employers.

The House of Representatives and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have scheduled a meeting for tomorrow to dialogue on the seven-month-old strike.

ASUU is expected to submit a written presentation of its perspective on the matter to the House ahead of the meeting which is at the instance of Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila.

ALSO READ:  Man hacks 94-year-old brother to death over land dispute

The House resumes tomorrow after its annual recess.

Gbajabiamila, in an invitation letter to ASUU President Emmanuel Osodeke, said the House was worried by the failed negotiations between the Federal Government and the union.

The Federal Government had dragged the union before the National Industrial Court last week.

But, despite the litigation, the government and ASUU said they would not foreclose dialogue aimed at resolving the industrial crisis.

ALSO READ:  UK Court Adjourns Nigeria Former Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu’s Case Till 31st Of October

Also, counsel to ASUU, Femi Falana (SAN), explained that out-of-court negotiations can still facilitate the resolution.

Read Also: ASUU strike: Catholic Bishops fault FG

ASUU strike: Catholic Bishops fault FG

He said: “The pendency of the referral submitted to the National Industrial Court has not foreclosed negotiations with respect to the ASUU strike.

“Hence, President Buhari met the committee of pro-chancellors of public universities last Friday and said that he would consult with other stakeholders with a view to resolving the ASUU strike.

ALSO READ:  Police Recruitment: Ekiti command announces date for computer-based test

“The House of Representatives has invited ASUU leaders and other stakeholders to a crucial meeting on Tuesday, September 20 with a view to resolving the crisis in the universities.

“I expect that both parties will shift positions and resolve the crisis as soon as possible.”



DISCLAIMER
For publication of your news content, articles, videos or any other news worthy materials, please send a mail to thefreshrepo [email protected]

For Advert and other info, you can send a WhatsApp Message to +2348084076066


How To Make Money On Freshreporters=>https://freshreporters.com/make-money/


.
Join thousands of readers to receive daily Latest News:

Most Viewed news

close button