ASSU Suspends 3 Month-Old Strike

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Labour Minister Chris Ngige and Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Thursday suspended its three – month strike following an agreement it reached with the Federal Government.

According to reports, lecturers have also been asked to resume on Friday.

The information was contained on ASUU’ s Twitter handle , @ ASUUNGR on Thursday evening :

Official_ASUU
@ASUUNGR
The NEC has decided that the STRIK HAS BEEN SUSPENDED.
Academic activities resume tomorrow. #ASUUstrikehasbeensusp

The strike was called off after a two hour meeting with the Minister of Labour and Employment , Dr. Chris Ngige.
Ngige said after the meeting that eight areas of disagreements were discussed and agreed upon by the two parties , while expressing gratitude to ASUU leadership for their understanding.

ASUU president , Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi , said lecturers are to resume on Friday, February 8, 2019.

Source: Punchng

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