ASUU is conditionally suspending the strike in force since December 24

ASUU strike: FY will hold an executive meeting with the Union on Thursday

The University Academic Staff Union (ASUU) announced that its executive council had decided to suspend its indefinite strike in effect from Thursday, December 24, 2020, in order to pave the way for the resumption of academic activities at public universities.

ASUU shared this on its official Twitter page on Wednesday, after resolving an emergency National Executive Council (NEC) an ASUU meeting held at the ASUU Secretariat from Tuesday evening to early Wednesday morning.

According to Channels News, the president of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi he warned that if the federal government withdrew due to the agreement reached, ASUU would not hesitate to continue the suspended strike without notice. He also noted that the reopening of schools, given the COVID-19 pandemic, lies with the federal government and the Senate.