Again, Industrial Court adjourns FG vs ASUU case till Sept. 21
September 21 has been set aside for the entry of a decision in a lawsuit opposing the current Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike.
The Federal Government urged the national industrial court of Nigeria to order ASUU to stop its seven-month strike on Monday, September 10. The court then set the date.
The parties debated the federal Government’s Interlocutory Application to order the striking lecturers back to work before the adjournment was made.
The only defendant in the case is Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, the president of ASUU, but Adamu Adamu, the minister of education, has entered as a claimant.
On September 12, when the case that was slated for mention came up, human rights advocate Ebunolu Adegoruwa, SAN, notified the court that he was representing the Socio- Economic Rights and Accountability Project and that he had filed a lawsuit on the same subject matter before the same court…….Continue Reading