National Industrial Court of Nigeria Adjourns Case Seeking to End ASUU’s Strike
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on September 12, 2022
Court adjourns to September 16th the case between the federal government and the academic staff union of universities (ASUU).
According to Justice Polycap HAMMAN of the National Industrial Court, the case was adjourned to enable the Federal Government file the necessary papers for the suit.
The Federal Government approached the National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja, requesting an order for ASUU to resume while the dispute is being addressed.
A statement by the Head, Press and Public Relations at the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Olajide OSHUNDUN, said the matter was on Thursday, 8 September, referred to the Registrar of National Industrial Court of Nigeria by the Minister, Chris NGIGE.
It could be recalled that ASUU embarked on an initial four-week strike on the 14th of February and has continued to extend it as talks with the government fail.