Wednesday, 23 November 2016

ASUU Strike Ends Today - As ASUU President Urged Lecturers to go Back to Classrooms

The Academic Staff Union of University ASUU on Tuesday confirmed that is had ended the one week nationwide warning strike over the non-implementation of its 2009 agreement with the Federal Government.
According to source, the President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who said this in Abuja, urged all lecturer of the Federal institutions to go back to their classrooms.
In his speech he said, “We are making progress especially with the intervention of the Senate and in the next one or two meetings, if we are able to get a clear path to the matter, we will avoid the elongation of the strike.
He added, “I have been receiving these reports that ASUU says strike continues, NO, the strike ends today (Tuesday). And now all lecturers are to go back to work on Wednesday morning.”

Source said, the president is hoping for a positive result following a response coming from the Federal Government of Nigeria.