Its Over!!! ASUU Finally Calls Off 5-Month Old Strike Today


Its official! Students can now pack their bags and head back to their schools.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), today, announced the suspension of its over 5months strike – with immediate effect.

The Union suspended the strike after a marathon National Executive Committee meeting held in Minna, Niger State, yesterday.

The different chapters of ASUU are expected to hold congress meetings on Wednesday following which academic activities will resume in the universities.
The meeting was deliberate over the agreement signed Wednesday, last week, by union executives and the federal government.

The NEC meeting, Vanguard gathered was attended by ASUU branch chairmen and secretaries, the national executive members of the Union, coordinators and past leaders, including members from 52 universities.
Public universities lecturers have been on strike since July 1, 2013.

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