The meeting that the Federal Government held on Thursday, with the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and the Non- Academic Staff Union of Universities and Allied Institutions has yielded fruits.
To confirm this development, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, disclosed that agreements were reached by both parties with timelines, which were documented as Memorandum of Understanding.
Ngige stated that the MoU was given to the leaders of the two unions to peruse and consult their members with a view to calling off the strike latest by Monday.
Speaking further on the results of the meeting, Ngige said, “The meeting did not end in deadlock. Rather, agreements were reached on some issues with timelines and these were documented as Memorandum of Understanding and given to leaders of the two unions to go and consult their people with a view to calling off the strike latest by Monday, February 15, 2021.”