#ASUUstrike: Details of FG’s meeting with lecturers emerge

The Federal Government has insisted it supports the renegotiation of the welfare package for university workers in line with current realities. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, stated this during a meeting with members of the 2009 FG and university-based unions renegotiation committee on Monday. Ngige admitted the government was not pleased with the approach being used by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to pursue its demands. ASUU embarked on a one-month warning strike on February 14 and extended it by another two months, over the…

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