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Breaking: NANS storms FG, ASUU meeting venue, demands end to strike

NANS, Thursday,  stormed the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, where the Federal Government  delegation was meeting with the leadership of Academic Staff Union of  Universities, ASUU, demanding that the ongoing strike be called off. ASUU strike  Breaking: FG accuses opposition of working hard to discredit poll  The students’ union members had tried to forcefully enter the  secretariat and to the conference hall of the ministry of Labour and  Employment where the minister, Senator Chris Ngige, was leading the  government team in the conciliatory meeting but were stopped by security  agents.  However, three persons, led by Danielson Akpan, were allowed to enter  and meet with the parties.  While the meeting was going on, in the conference hall of the ministry,  the students stayed outside chanting solidarity songs.  Akpan said, “We are here to make a statement to say enough is enough.  The handshake has gone beyond the elbow. A lot of politics is played  with our destiny. We demand that our campuses must be opened. This  strike must be suspended today (Thursday). There is no need to prolong  anything.  “They should sit down and resolve this issue. If they are hungry, we  will go and buy food for them. Twenty two million students are about to  be disenfranchised (in the forthcoming elections)

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