ASUU suspends strike, orders lecturers to resume work

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a conditional suspension of it nationwide industrial action

ASUU – Academic Staff Union of Universities – suspends the 10month strike with effect from Thursday 24 December, 2020

ASUU suspends strike, orders lecturers to resume work

The ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi announced the conditional suspension of the strike.

They accepted the offer of the Federal government and monitor the implementation as part of the decision to end 10month strike action.

The ASUU President mentioned that the National Executive Council NEC resolve to suspend the strike conditionally but explained that if the government refuses to fulfil their part of the agreement, ASUU will resume the strike action without any notice.

According to BBC Pidgin publication, Academic Staff Union of Universities [ASUU] stated that there’s no given date or time for university students to return to class due to the COVID-19 protocol.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a conditional suspension of it nationwide industrial action.

The union directed university lecturers to resume duty from tomorrow, Thursday.

The suspension of the strike was announced on Monday evening after a meeting with the government delegation.

Daily Trust recalled that ASUU commenced an indefinite nationwide strike due to the Federal Government’s failure to fulfill the 2020 agreement made with the union.

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, President of the union disclosed this after its emergency National Executive Council meeting. According to him, during the strike, “there shall be no teaching, no examination and no attendance of statutory meetings of any kind in any of our branches till government meets the union’s demands “.

The industrial action actually took effect from Dec. 24.

Source: dailytrust.com.ng