Today, the federal government has constituted new committee to review the recommendations of the Emeritus Professor “Nimi Briggs” committee, the committee incharge of the renegotiation of the 2009 Agreement between the federal government and university unions).
According to The PUNCH report, the unions are: the Academic Staff Union of Universities, and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, among others.
The new 14-man committee contains some pro-chancellors, vice-chancellors and other university stakeholders.
The Spokesperson for the Ministry of Education, “Ben Goong”, who briefed journalists after the meeting said that the committee would be chaired by the Minister of Education, “Adamu Adamu”.
Mr. Adamu had on Tuesday launched the new 14-man committee to review the recommendations concerning the resolution of the lingering ASUU strike.
According to the Spokesperson for the Ministry of Education, Ben Goong, the members of the committee include Professor Olu Obafemi, Professor Nimi Briggs, Udo Udoma, Bashir Dalhatu, Professor Kayode Adebowale,(University of Ibadan) Professor Kabir Bala (Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria), Professor Lilian Salami (University of Benin), Professor Charles Igwe (University of Nigeria Nsukka), Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede; Representatives of the Academy of letters, Science, Medicine and social sciences.