NEWSDAILYNIGERIA– The Academic Staff Union of universities, (ASUU) has assured Nigerians that it will soon make its position known as the ultimatum given by the union to the government to implement its demands or face another round of industrial action ended on Sunday.
Vanguard reports that, ASUU President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, through a telephone interview disclosed that the union would declare its position shortly after consultations with all the branches of the union.
According to him, the meeting held by the principal officers on Sunday resolved to proceed on consultation with branches as prescribed by ASUIU’s laid-down role, after which a position will be taken.
He further said the consultation was ongoing and would be through within the next one day after which the union would come out with its position.
On the outcome of the meeting the union held Sunday, he said: “It is the principal officers that met yesterday (Sunday)”, explaining that,” Following our procedures, we are going to the branches to consult them and then we will come to take the final decision.”
While responding to how long would it take the union to come out with its position, he said, “Immediately, you will hear from them today.”