According to report reaching oyogist.com, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has revealed that it has dumped it initial demand for N220 billion revitalization fund to demand for only 50%(N110 billion) of the fund.
This was part of a statement signed by the Lagos Zonal Coordinator of ASUU Prof. Olusoji Sowande and was made available to oyogist.com.
The statement reads:
“In the interest of our students who have been at home for seven months, our union has shifted ground from the in insistence of a release of one tranche of N220 billion revitalization fund to demand for 50% of one tranche (N110 billion) for government to show its commitment to revitalization of our universities.
“This is a major reason the government has not been able to return to negotiation with our union in the last two weeks,