Labour Minister to Meet With ASUU

Following indefinite strike embarked by ASUU,The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, will today (Thursday) meet with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities in a bid to end the over six months strike by the university lecturers.

The Deputy Director of Press and Public Relations at the ministry, Mr Charles Akpan in a Press statement released today said Ngige would host a meeting with ASUU in Abuja.

ASUU had embarked on an indefinite industrial action following its opposition to the government’s move to enforce the use of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System for salary payment.

However the union had insisted on a different payment platform, the University Transparency Account System.

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