The federal government has said it is making efforts to resolve the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

The minister of state for education, Chukwuemeka Nwjiuba made the statement on Thursday, August 14, at the presidential task force COVID-19 briefing.

The government stated that it is hoping to resolve the ongoing ASUU strike soon.

He expressed optimism that there would be compromise before the resumption of universities.