The ASUU accuses a Nigerian minister of deceiving the union.

The labor minister was successful in fooling key stakeholders Like ASUU.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto chapter, has accused the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Mr Chris Ngige, of failing to inform Nigerians about the current situation of the ASUU and the Federal Government problem.

In a news conference conducted today, Sunday, July 17, 2022, at the Nigeria Union of Journalists secretariat Zuru road Sokoto, the Union branded Labor Minister Ngige as a stumbling block in discussions between ASUU and the Federal Government on how best to end ASUU’s long-running strike.

In his address to journalists, the Union’s chairman, Mr MN Al Mustapha, stated that Minister Ngige has claimed that the Sokoto branch of ASUU graduated medical students during the strike, while the ASUU branch of Usmanu Danfodiyo University has not graduated a single student since the strike began in February.

The Union urged the Labour Minister to provide any factual proof to back up his assertion, which they called a clear falsehood. claiming that there was never a letter signed by the Vice Chancellor of Usman Danfodiyo University Sokoto, his agents, or any official of the Union stating that medical professors are not on strike at UDUS.

According to ASUU, the minister of labor has succeeded in deceiving key stakeholders by giving the impression that the dispute between ASUU and the federal government is intractable.

“We know better that Minister Ngige’s deceitful anti-intellectual posture has always been the bane of the current ASUU Federal Government dispute,” says ASUU Chairman.

“The whole ASUU Usman Danfodiyo University branch, including the college of health sciences, is on a thorough and comprehensive strike that will begin on February 14th, 2022.”

Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS), often known as UDUSOK, is a public research university in Sokoto, Nigeria’s northwestern region. It is one of the twelve founding universities established in Nigeria by the federal government in 1975.

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