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ASUU STRIKE: Osinbajo denies leading FG delegation, says ministers in charge

I didn't accuse Jonathan in person of corruption —Osinbajo

The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has stated that reports suggesting he now leading Federal Government negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU are inaccurate.

A statement by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Office of the Vice President noted that media reports “seemed to have misrepresented what Labor & Employment Minister, Dr. Chris Ngige meant when he spoke with reporters about the negotiations after the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday”.

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According to him, the Vice President had a discussion after FEC with both the Labour Minister and Education Minister Malam Adamu Adamu around the issues, but has not taken over the negotiations as widely reported.

He stated, that Both Ministers will continue to lead the FG- ASUU talks.

“The Federal Government continues to diligently pursue a prompt resolution of this dispute and is confident the matter would be resolved”, he concluded.

 

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