BREAKING: ASUU calls off three-month strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Thursday suspended its three – month strike following an agreement it reached with the Federal Government .
It , however , warned that “ this is a suspension , not an outright call – off. If government reneges on our memorandum of agreement , we will embark on another industrial action with full force . ”

According to reports , lecturers have also been asked to resume on Friday .

The information was contained on ASUU’ s Twitter handle , @ ASUUNGR on Thursday evening :

The strike was called off after a two hour meeting with the Minister of Labour and Employment , Dr . Chris Ngige .

Ngige said after the meeting that eight areas of disagreements were discussed and agreed upon by the two parties, while expressing gratitude to ASUU leadership for their understanding .

ASUU president, Prof . Biodun Ogunyemi , said lecturers are to resume on Friday , February 8 , 2019 .

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