The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU had in the early hours of Thursday called off its three-month strike following an agreement it reached with the Federal Government.
According to reports, lecturers have also been asked to resume tomorrow, Friday, February 8, 2019.
The information was contained on ASUU’s Twitter handle, @ASUUNGR on Thursday evening:
The NEC has decided that the STRIKE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED.
Academic activities resume tomorrow.#ASUUstrikehasbeensuspended.
— Official_ASUU (@ASUUNGR) February 7, 2019
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.