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BREAKING: FG Weakens ASUU, Registers Two New Factions CONUA,NAMDA

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FG has registered two new ASUU factions, CONUA and NAMDA.

The Editor Nigeria reports that the Federal Government in a bid to weaken the influence of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, registered two unions in the university system.

BREAKING: FG Weakens ASUU, Registers 2 New Factions CONUA And NAMDA [Photos]

This online news platform understands that the two breakaway factions of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) are the Congress of Nigerian University Academics (CONUA) and the National Association of Medical and Dental Academics (NAMDA).

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige did the presentation, in an apparent move to break the resolve of the striking union. Ngige explained that the two bodies will exist along aside from ASUU.

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BREAKING: FG Weakens ASUU, Registers 2 New Factions CONUA And NAMDA [Photos]

Confirming the development on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, the Ministry of Labour tweeted: “#HappeningNow FG presents Certificates of Registration to 2 new Sub-unions in the Academic Sector, Congress of Nigerian University Academics (CONUA) and National Association of Medical and Dental Academics (NAMDA)”.

 

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Meanwhile, The Editor Nigeria reports that ASUU has been on strike since February 14, 2022, as lecturers of public universities protest unpaid allowances and demand a better welfare package from the Federal Government.

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