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FG Reaches Agreement With ASUU To Release N15.4bn For Salary Shortfalls

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Rufai Oladimeji
, Nigeria.
The Federal Government has reached an
agreement with members of the Academic
Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to resolve
the on-going industrial action.

Addressing journalists on Monday evening
after the meeting with the striking lecturers
in Abuja, the Minister of Labour and
Employment, Chris Ngige, said the majority
of their demands have been met including
the release of N15.4 billion for payment of
salary shortfalls.

According to him, the Federal Government is
also in the process of releasing another N20
billion for payment of earned allowances for
university lecturers.

Meanwhile, the ASUU President, Professor
Biodun Ogunyemi, said the National
Executive Committee of the union will
review their decisions based on the new
commitment by the government. According
to him, it is only after that meeting of the
ASUU leadership that the union will
announce its position on the ongoing strike

It has been over two months since the
union went on strike following the alleged
inability of the government to respond to its


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