FG approves ASUU faction, CONUA, as academic union

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The federal government has presented a certificate of registration to the Congress of Nigerian University Academics (CONUA).

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, presented the certificate to CONUA on Tuesday.

CONUA is a breakaway faction of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The minister also presented a certificate of registration to the National Association of Medical and Dental Academics (NAMDA).

Ngige during the presentation explained that the two bodies will exist alongside ASUU.

He also revealed that the two associations will enjoy the rights and privileges accorded to other academic unions in the tertiary education system.



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