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ASUU: Court adjourns case till Sept 16


A National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the case between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities to September 16.

According to Channels TV, Justice Polycap Hamman adjourned the matter to enable ASUU and the Federal Government to file the necessary papers for the suit.

The Federal Government approached the court 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 NICN by the Minister, Chris Ngige.

ASUU embarked on an initial four-week strike on 14 February and has continued to extend it as talks with the government fail.