STRIKE: ASUU Members Divided Over FG’s Offer

STRIKE: ASUU Members Divided Over FG’s Offer

The Academic staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) members devided over wether to accept or reject Federal Government (FG) offer.

With some branches insisting that the government must meet all the demands before the strike is called off, the union may put the decision to a vote.

The union will harmonise the positions of zones and branches at a meeting in Abuja today.

The Ahmadu Bello University branch agreed with the government on the N40 billion Earned Academic Allowance (EAA).

The branch, however, called for payment of the allowance before the strike will be called off.

Lecturers at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Delta State, said negotiations with the Federal Government must be concluded before the strike is called off.

ASUU chapters of the University of Maiduguri, Yobe State University and Federal University Gashua resolved to get a serious commitment from the Federal Government before they call off the industrial action.

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