BREAKING: FG moves to clip ASUU’s wing, sets to present certificate of registration to factional group
The federal government has announced that it will be presenting a certificate of registration to CONUA, a breakaway faction of ASUU
The presentation will be done today, Tuesday, October 4, at the minister conference room, federal secretariat, Abuja
The detail of the presentation was contained in an invitation sent to journalists by the director of press and public relations of the ministry of labour and employment, Oshundun Olajide
FCT, Abuja -The federal governmenthas made a new move to clip the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) wing as it is set to present a certificate of registration to the congress of Nigerian university academics (CONUA), a breakaway faction of ASUU.
According to The Nation, the minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige , will do the presentation.
The details of the presentation were contained in an invitation sent to reporters by the deputy director of press and public relations of the federal ministry of Labour and Employment, Oshundun Olajide.
What is the full details of ASUU breakaway group?
CONUA is a breakaway faction
of ASUU already existing in a few federal universities. Its national coordinator, Niyi Sunmonu, a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.
The message from the ministry of labour and employment reads in part:
“The Honorable Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, cordially invites you to the recognition and presentation of Certificate of Registration to the Congress of Nigerian University Academics (CONUA).”
Why does FG have to clip ASUU’s wing?
ASUU has shut down the Nigerian universities since February 14 to press home its demands.
Despite the judgement of the national industrial court on September 21, which ordered the university lecturers to return to classrooms, the union had remained adamant.
The striking union, had in last week, filed an appeal against the court.
Hope beacons on Nigerian students as speaker sets to meet Buhari in person over ASUU strike
earlier reported that Nigerian students should be optimistic that ASUU will call off
its over 7-month strike soon and they will return to the classrooms
This is as the leadership of the house has engaged all stakeholders in the matter and has promised to come up with workable solutions to recommend to the president in the next couple of days
The office of the accountant general of the federation has also promised to accommodate all issues concerning payment platforms such as the IPPIS, UTAS and others