The ASUU NEC meeting is the supreme decision-making body of the union and its meeting is usually an avenue to review the progress made on agreements reached with the Federal Government as well as charting a way forward on how to manage industrial relations in the university system. The meeting of the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), which began on Friday at the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), has ended.
ASUU NEC meeting update
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been meeting today to discuss the current industrial action by the union.
The meeting started at 10am and is still ongoing at the time of writing. We will update this article with any new information that comes out of the meeting.
What was discussed at the meeting?
At the ASUU NEC meeting, the main topics of discussion were the current state of the economy and the ongoing industrial action by ASUU. The NEC members expressed their concerns about the negative impact of the current economic crisis on university education and research. They also discussed the possibility of calling for a nationwide strike if the government does not meet their demands.
Who attended the meeting?
The ASUU NEC meeting was attended by representatives from all Nigerian universities, as well as representatives from the Federal Ministry of Education and the National Universities Commission.
What are the next steps?
The next steps for the Association of School and University Staff (ASUU) are to convene a meeting of its National Executive Committee (NEC) to discuss the current state of negotiations with the Nigerian government.
During this ASUU NEC meeting, ASUU will review the proposals put forth by the government and decide on their next course of action. This could involve continuing to negotiate in good faith, or taking more drastic measures such as an industrial strike.
ASUU is hopeful that an agreement can be reached that is satisfactory for both sides, but is prepared to take whatever actions are necessary to ensure that its members’ interests are protected.
The ASUU NEC meeting of the Association of Senior Staff of Universities (ASUU), has ended. Some decisions were made concerning payment of salaries and resumption of academic activities in Nigerian universities. ASUU has also directed its members to commence an industrial action if the government does not meet their demands within two weeks. We will keep you updated on any new developments regarding this story.