The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has refused to attend a meeting with the Federal Government scheduled for today.
ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, confirmed that the union will not attend the meeting.
According to him, ASUU has met, discussed the new offer from the FG and submitted a proposal to the government.
He said consequently, the union will only honour another meeting after receiving a reply to their proposal from the government.
The meeting was confirmed in a statement issued by the Deputy Director, Press, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Samuel Olowookere, late on Monday, which was called by Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, following the failure of ASUU to get back to the Federal Government after both parties met on August 17, 2017.
Others expected at today’s meeting were; the Ministers of Education and Finance, Mallam Adamu Adamu and Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, the C