ASUU Suspends 8-Month-Old Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its eight-month-old industrial action conditionally.

The union took the decision after its National Executive Committee (NEC) marathon meeting which started from Thursday night to the early hours of today Friday.

ASUU’s NEC comprises of the chairmen of the state chapters and members of the national executive.

Members of the Committee, while confirming the suspension to journalists said the committee will determine its next line of action especially on the Court of Appeal ruling last week.

The Court of Appeal had ordered ASUU to suspend the strike before its appeal of the ruling ordering lecturers to resume work can be heard.

Members of the union’s National Executive Committee, which comprises the chairmen of the state chapters and members of the national executive, attended the meeting at the ASUU National Secretariat in Abuja.

ASUU has been on strike since February 14 this year.

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