Official: ASUU suspends five-month-old strike

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on December 17, 2013 0 Comments

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday announced the suspension of the union strike that has crippled the nation’s public universities for close to six months.

Addressing a press conference in the Federal Universities of Technology, Minna, the Niger State capital, the National President of ASUU, Dr. Nasir Fagge, said the union had agreed to suspend the strike after a meeting of the National Executive Council which started on Monday.

Fagge also listed the components of the agreement which the union had with the Federal Government, which led to the resolution of the long-drawn crisis.

Speaking at a press brieffing today on resolutions reached during the National Exercutive Council meeting NEC in Federal University of Technology FUT, Minna, the president of ASUU, Dr. Nasiru Fagge said, “Finally, NEC resolved to suspend the strike action embarked upon on 1st July 2013, with effect from Tuesday,December, 17, 2013 and directs its branches to resume work forthwith”.

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