The Federal Government have presented Certificate of Registration to Asuu faction, Congress of Nigeria University Academics, CONUA.
This came as the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU clock day 235.
CONUA was birthed by about 750 lecturers of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife on the 12th day of February, 2018. The union was formally inaugurated on March 6, 2018 with over 120 members in attendance.
The National Coordinator of the Union of the Union is Dr. Niyi Sunmonu from the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, OAU, Ile-Ife.
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According to LEADERSHIP, the new congress already has branches in Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State; University of Benin; Federal University, Lokoja; Federal University, Oye Ekiti; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, and University of Jos, among others.
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With the presentation of certificate of registration to CONUA, the Federal Government has strategically broken the ranks of the unrelenting ASUU.
The Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige did the presentation after an invitation was made available to newsmen by the Deputy Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Oshundun Olajide.