ASUU finally suspends 9-month-old strike, gives reasons


 ASUU has called off its industrial action which started in March 2020

The president of the union, Biodun Ogunyemi, made this known on Wednesday, December 22

 Ogunyemi said the ASUU took the decision after a long meeting with the federal government

After nine months of the tussle between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU), over Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), the union on Wednesday, December 23, called off its strike which started in March 2020.

RELATED NEWS:ASUU: Why We Have Not Suspended Our Strike reports that the national president of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, made the announcement during a briefing of the union in Abuja, explaining that the development followed consultations with its National Executive Council (NEC).

He said:

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“Academic Staff Union of Universities – and Nigeria (federal government) has finally agreed on major issues that will lead to termination of its 10 month old strike.”

Ogunyemi added that the ASUU expresses joy on how the federal government handled the negotiation process, adding that they would be having their own executive meeting to conclude and gets back to the government within 24hrs.

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