In a NEW REPORT dated today 23, December, 2020, Channels Television reports that ASUU has called of its nine-month strike. It would seem that the body has finally reached an agreement with the government on most of its demands. The report reads:
“The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) on Wednesday called off its strike, ending a protracted industrial action that started since March 2020.
ASUU National President, 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).”
The official Twitter handle of ASUU further shed more light on the development, saying that they loved the way the Federal Government handled the negotiations. They further pledged to meet with their own people, so that they could put finishing touches to the most recent developments.
See tweets below:
This comes as great news to many students of Tertiary Institutions all over the country, even as Nigeria reveals stricter measures to combat the second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic.
We pray our students are able to return to school without further delay.