Federal Ministry Of Education Meets With NASU And SSANU To Address Grievances

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The Federal Ministry of Education held a crucial meeting with the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities SSANU officials led on July 4, 2024, to address their grievances and appeal for restraint on their planned strike action.

Honourable Minister Prof. Tahir Mamman, accompanied by Honourable Minister of State Hon. Dr. Yusuf Tanko Sununu, Permanent Secretary Mrs. Didi Esther Walson-Jack, and Directors, engaged in fruitful discussions with the Union leaders.

The Minister acknowledged their concerns, assured them that withheld salaries have been forwarded to the highest level of Government for attention, and appealed for restraint on the planned strike. He also announced the constitution of an Advisory Committee to address other issues.

While Union leaders expressed disappointment, they appreciated the Minister’s gesture and the meeting ended on a positive note, with both parties committing to continued dialogue and finding solutions.

Folasade Boriowo
Director (Press & PR)
Ministry of Education