Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education, is set to launch a committee to renegotiate the 2009 agreement between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

The committee is expected to submit its report six weeks after the inauguration.


According to newsmen, the 2009 agreement has become a point of contention between the two parties.

ASUU has accused the Federal Government on several occasions of failing to implement some of the agreements reached.

The government agreed with ASUU in 2009 that the working conditions of university lecturers would be reviewed every five years.

The issue of lecturers’ salaries and allowances is included in the condition of service.

However, the education minister has formed a seven-member committee to investigate the agreement.

According to Ben Goong, the ministry’s spokesman, the committee will be inaugurated on Monday, 7th March 2022.

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, will lead a team to renegotiate the agreement reached between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities in 2009, according to Goong.

Charles Akpan, a spokesman for the Ministry of Labour and Employment, explained that the committee would be expected to submit its report in six weeks.

The renegotiation committee established by the Ministry of Education is expected to complete everything on the condition of service and submit its report in six weeks, according to Akpan.

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