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BREAKING: ASUU Finally Bows To Pressure, Suspends 8 Month Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has suspended its eight month old strike early Friday morning.

Though the union is yet to make an official pronouncement, major sources confirmed that the decision was taken at the end of the National Executive Council meeting which was held at the ASUU secretariat in Abuja.

A highly informed source within the NEC while speaking with reporters said, “Yes, it has been called off”.

When asked for more details, the source said, “the president will release an official circular in the morning”.

Recall the union embarked on the strike since Monday, February 14, 2022 over inability of the Nigerian government to fulfil most of its demands.

The latest action of the lecturers’union came following the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives,Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila.

The Speaker had on Monday,after a meeting with ASUU president and other members,assured that the strike would be suspended very soon, saying his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari over the union’s action was fruitful.

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