As results of the various congresses of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) trickles in, there are strong indications that the branches have accepted the Federal Government new offers.
But it is not yet freedom as the congresses have given the Federal Government conditions to be met before the eight-month-old industrial action will be suspended by the union.
Daily Sun gathered that results from the various branch congresses held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday endorsed the new government offers on the table and gave conditions to end the strike.
After the last negotiation with the Minister of Labor and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige and other government officials, the leadership of ASUU mandated the various branches to hold congress on whether to accept or reject government new offers.
At the last meeting, the Federal Government offered ASUU an increase in some of their demands. It expected the union to call off the strike but ASUU insisted it will consult branches, which have the powers to accept or reject the offers.
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