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FG pleads with lecturers, promises to pay new minimum wage

suus 1 - FG pleads with lecturers, promises to pay new minimum wage
Written by Ik Junior
suus 1 - FG pleads with lecturers, promises to pay new minimum wage

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has pleaded with putting university academics to point out mercy on students by job off their strike.

The academics, beneath the auspices of the educational workers Union of Universities (ASUU), began a nationwide strike since Nov, last year, over some disagreement between the union and also the central.

Ngige, speaking with reporters in Awka, Anambra State on Sunday, additionally declared that central would pay a remuneration, adding that things were being figured out by the Committee saddled therewith responsibility.

He said: “FG can well pay remuneration, we would like to pay it, however there should be reconciliation as a result of figures were bandied and that we square measure asking Labour to exercise patience.

“I attractiveness to ASUU and Labour to own mercy on students and wait.

As so much as I’m involved, we’ve got treated Labour well. and that they ought to additionally recognize I’m a comrade which is why I perpetually intervened on matters that concern them.”

The FG and Labour representatives adjourned their meeting till Monday (today), when a five-hour deliberation last weekday.

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