Monday, 18 September 2017

ASUU, FG Meeting Ends as Union Announces Decision to Suspend Strike

Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities has officially suspended its strike
Asuu suspends strike

The union announced the suspension after it held a meeting with the federal government delegation

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on September 18, announced a conditional suspension of its strike action, The Punch reports.

ExamsNG gathered that ASUU President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this in Abuja late on Monday night, after concluding the final meeting with the federal government delegation.

The delegation was led by the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige.

According to Premium Times, ASUU said it was suspending the strike till October for the federal government to fulfill its pledges,

ASUU also ordered lecturers to resume duty from Tuesday, September 19.

A memorandum of understanding was signed with the federal government delegation at the meeting.

ASUU embarked on an indefinite strike on August 13, following government’s failure to implement the agreement reached with the union in November 2016.

Source: Naij

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