ASUU strike: FG, VCs, others begin closed door session

ASUU denies receiving N100b from the government

The Ministry of Education, Adamu Adamu, together with stakeholders such as the registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede; Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, Professor Abubakar Rasheed; Emeritus Professors Peter Okebukola and Nimi-Briggs; along with all vice-chancellors and pro-chancellors of federal universities began a special closed-door session on the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

“I would respectfully request that the gentlemen of the press excuse us so that we can begin our deliberations,” Adamu Adamu said.

The minister had earlier lamented the failure of ASUU to call off its strike despite interventions by the government.

ASUU commenced a strike on Monday 14 February 2022 following what the union described as the failure of the government to meet ongoing demands.

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