I have three biological children that suffered from ASUU strike — Ngige

Posted by News Express | 24 December 2020 | 479 times

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•Labour Minister Ngige


The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said that he will do everything to ensure that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) does not go on another industrial action.

He explained that three of his biological children have also been victims of a failed system, so he is personally committed to resolving the issues.

“I will not give ASUU the opportunity to go on strike. Because I have three biological children that suffered from this imbroglio that we found ourselves in and about 15 people on my scholarship in Nigerian Universities,” the Minister said on Wednesday.

“My three biological children are here in Nigerian Universities. They even went to secondary school here. Two of them are American citizens and I had the option of leaving them to go study in America and enjoy the free education or whatever, but I didn’t. So, I am a committed parent. I am involved, even more than some ASUU members because some of them have their children in private schools.” (Channels TV)

Source: News Express

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