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ASUU Strike FG's meeting with union ends in deadlock

The two parties, however, were said to have made progress as the government made new offers to the union.

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(Vanguard)

A move by the Federal Government to stop the ongoing industrial action initiated by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suffered a setback.

The meeting between the government and ASUU, which was held in Abuja on Thursday, August 17, reportedly ended in a stalemate.

The two parties, however, made progress as the Federal government made new offers to the union, Vanguard reports.

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The representatives of the government, Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige and the minister of education, Adamu Adamu, and ASUU resolved to reconvene within a week, to continue the negotiations.

ASUU commenced an indefinite strike on Monday, August 14, on the grounds that the Federal Government failed to honour an agreement made with the union in 2016.

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