Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam has disclosed that the ongoing strike by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities may end in the next one week.
The governor gave this assurance shortly after a meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
“I want to say that we are having negotiation with ASUU. In the next one or two weeks, we should be able to arrive at something that will necessitate them calling off the strike, once we are able to agree with them on all issues that they have raised.
“So far, there are only two outstanding issues, the NEEDS assessment and the earned allowances. The NEEDS assessment which I’m handling, we have virtually concluded. I think by next week, it will be definite." He said
He assured that new life.will soon be injected into the Nigeria’s university system.