The Representatives of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday staged a walkout from a meeting with the federal government delegation.

Dr.Chris Ngige,the Minister of Labour and Employment led the government delegation.

The ASUU delegation arrived at the venue around 5:00 p.m why the government delegation arrived around 6:00 p.m.

Recall that the Minister of Labour and Employment earlier promised that, yesterday meeting will put an end to the strike.With the new development,no resumption insight for the Nigeria public Universities Students.

In his own remark after the meeting,Dr.Chris Ngige believe that,the ASUU will soon call off the strike as government is putting into consideration some of  the demands of the striking lecturers,the excerpt of his statement is giving below;

"we gave ourselves some assignment with different Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) on what to do".

“They brought their reports today and we took the reports and we were supposed to do some implementation on the reports".

“So we are going to give ourselves some days for it to be done and to see whether we can accomplish them before Christmas".

“So that for students who are home, will have some hope of resuming in January and those who have missed their exams this time will also have hope for first week in January".

“So, the issue of shortfall in salaries are being worked on, among other major issues, and I will be meeting with the Minister of Finance tomorrow(today) to find out the stage of implementation of that. So there is progress".

The ASUU National Chairman,Prof.Ogunyemi decline to speak with the reporters as the meeting now postponed indefinitely.

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