Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has invited the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities to a meeting over the ongoing strike embarked upon by the union.
A statement from the Special Adviser on Media to the minister, Nwachukwu Obidiwe, said the meeting would hold on Thursday.
The statement added that Ngige appealled to ASUU to reconsider its decision on the strike in the interest of the nation.
The statement said, “Also invited to the meeting scheduled to hold at the Conference Room of the Hon. Minister of Labour and Employment are the officials of the Ministries of Education and Finance as well as that of the National University Commission.”