FG moves to meet the demands of ASUU

FG moves to meet the demands of ASUU

The Federal Ministry of Education has began steps to address the requests of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and other university employees (ASUU). According to a news release issued by Ben Goong, the ministry’s Director of Press and Media Relations, the information was made public on Thursday.

‘The Federal Government has established white paper drafting panels for higher institutions,’ said the heading of a press release from the education ministry. The statement went on to clarify that 10 white paper drafting panels have been established for academic universities.

The statement read in part:

“Following the receipt of reports of Visitation Panels to Tertiary Institutions last year, Education Minister, Adamu Adamu has constituted White Paper Drafting Panels for Tertiary Institutions across the country.

“Ten White Paper Drafting Panels have been constituted for 36 Universities, while six Panels have been constituted for 25 Polytechnics with 21 Colleges of Education having 5 Panels.

“One Panel is to draft a White Paper for four Inter-university centres. the Panels will be inaugurated in the coming days.

“All the Panels have two weeks from the date of inauguration to submit their reports.”


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