ASUU suspends 9 months strike conditionally
The Academic Staff Union of Universities popularly known as ASUU has recently announced the suspension of their ongoing strike conditionally.
The good news was announced by ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi during a briefing of the union in Abuja.
The agreement to call off the strike was made in the early hours of today, the 23rd of December after an 8 hours close door meeting with both parties.
ASUU also took to their twitter handle to announce the good news. According to them, the strike was called off but might the union might go back into strike if the federal government fails to meet up with their part of the agreement.
“The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities has given the Federal Government a December ultimatum to implement the new minimum wage by releasing funds to clear the backlog of new minimum wage arrears due to her members or risk industrial unrest.
The agreement was reached on the early hours on Wednesday morning after eight hour close door meeting of negotiations between both parties.
ASUU expresses joy on how the Federal Government handled the negotiation process and that they will be having their own executive meeting to conclude and gets back to the Government within 24hrs”