By: Admin

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has on Thursday, February 7, suspended its three months old strike conditionally, after meeting with the federal government representatives on Thursday.

National President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, made this known on Thursday during a press briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress complex in Abuja.

The striking lecturers agreed to suspend the strike after a meeting with representatives of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige.

The union promised to to resume strike if govt reneged on newly signed Memorandum of Action.

The federal government and the striking University teachers had earlier signed an agreement, raising hope of an end to the long strike.

The University lecturers have embarked on the nation wide strike since November, 2018 to demand for the full implementation of the agreement it reached with the government in 2009.

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