COEASU Strike: End in sight for COEASU Strike As Union Finally Accept Two Installmental Payment

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The team are enamoured to inform members of the public in particular all students of the Colleges of Education across the country that academic activities will resume shortly, following the successful meeting between Provosts and the leadership of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU.

The meeting was held at the conference hall of the National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE on Tuesday evening.

Chairman, Committee of Provosts, Dr Ezeom Ignatius Nwanze briefed the COEASU leaders on the appeals and assurances of the Supervising Minister of Education and urged the members to make concession foor academic activities to resume.

After exhaustive deliberations, the COEASU union leaders allowed the representative of the Supervising Minister of Education, Barr. Wike into the meeting. The minister was represented by Executive Secretary of NCCE, Prof. Junaid.

Aside resolving to accept the two installmental payment offered by the Federal Government, COEASU also requested the Federal Ministry of Education to set up an inter-ministerial committee to tackle outstanding issues. gathered that, COEASU leaders are to meet with the Supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike after the Easter to put finishing touches on the agreements reached.

It will be that the Supervising Minister of Education last week held a meeting with Committee of Provosts, where he appealed to them to open up fresh talks with COEASU.

For ASUP, the minister met with the Committee of Chairmen of Governing Councils of Federal Polytechnics, but ASUP is still insisting on one-off payment.

With the prospects of the resolution of the Colleges of Education strike, what is now left, is that of the Polytechnics.

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