Abuja - The federal government on Monday condemned the conditions the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) set for its five-month long strike to be resolved, Vanguard reports.
ASUU demanded the one-time payment of four months’ salaries for the duration of the strike, the immediate release of N100 billion to public universities and the payment of the balance of the promised N1.2 trillion in installments over a five year period starting in 2014.
The supervising minister of education, Nyesom Wike, slammed the new conditions the National Executive Council (NEC) outlined in Kano on Friday.
Wike, however, assured the NEC that their conditions would be presented to President Goodluck Jonathan for consideration.
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