Plans By Governors To Help End Ongoing Strike ASUU Reacts

The union’s National Vice-President, Dr Christopher Piwuna, disclosed this in an interview with The PUNCH on Wednesday… Read Full Article

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said it welcomes plans by the Progressives Governors Forum to help end the ongoing strike… CONTINUE READING

Governors offered to take over negotiation aimed at ending the ongoing strike.

Reacting, ASUU said the development is a good sign if the governors will be sincere.

The union’s National Vice-President, Dr Christopher Piwuna, disclosed this in an interview with The PUNCH on Wednesday.

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The PUNCH reported that the PGF Chairman, who also is the Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Bagudu, had, on Tuesday, said the forum would like to take over the negotiation when he led his colleagues on a visit to the President, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The FG’s refusal to sign the demands of ASUU and the August 16, 2022 last negotiation meeting which ended in a deadlock made the union declare a total indefinite strike on Monday.

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Piwuna said, “They (the governors) have not informed us, they have not reached out to us to tell us this but the issue of education concerns every Nigerian, so there is nothing wrong for them to show interest so that this matter is settled in the best interest of the country and in our best interest and everyone interested in education. They should be concerned as Nigerians because they have been elected to office to solve problems.

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