Benin – Peter Akpatason, the Akoko-Edo federal constituency representative in the House of Representatives, described the governments dealing with the Academic State Union of Universities (ASUU) as insensitive, Vanguard reports.
Akpatason accused Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Minister of Finance, of blackmailing the country by saying that there is no money to meet the agreement that they made with the ASUU.
He revealed that even though it was disappointing that the ASUU were still on strike, he understood why as he believes that the government needs to honour its agreement. According to Okonjo-Iweala, the country does not have the resources but the revenue is performing over estimation.
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