[BREAKING NEWS] ASUU Calls Off Strike After FG Releases N15.4bn For ASUU.
Finally the federal government has yielded to the cries of many Nigerian students and lecturers by approving ASUU demands.
While addressing the press in Abuja the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said
"the majority of their demands have been met including the release of N15.4 billion for payment of salary shortfalls".
He also added
"the Federal Government is also in the process of releasing another N20 billion for payment of earned allowances for university lecturers."
However ASUU President,Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, said
"the National Executive Committee of the union will review their decisions based on the new commitment by the government."
Many are of the opinion that the Federal Government are only acting responsible because of the forthcoming election based on the urgent intervention, because the people are used to 6 months and longer months.