Buhari to renegotiate with ASUU over 2009 agreement

  • 16 man team setup by president will hold renegotiation meetings with ASUU

President  Buhari has set up and approved the membership of a Federal Government team to renegotiate the 2009 agreement with leaders of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

The team headed by Dr. Babalakin Wale (SAN), will hold renegotiations with a view of fostering sustainable peace and harmony among tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

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Babalakin was also the head of the Federal Government implementation committee in 2009.

According to the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, the re-negotiation team would dialogue with ASUU, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) and Non Academic Staff Union of Associated & Allied Institutions (NASU).

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In November 2016, ASUU went on strike, asking the Federal Government to meet an agreement signed with lecturers in November 2013.

 

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