The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its nationwide industrial action.
The striking lecturers took the decision after a meeting with representatives of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige.
The meeting came hours before Professor Ogunyemi announced the decision of ASUU to suspend the strike.
It had in attendance leaders of the union and government representatives such as the permanent secretaries at the ministries of Education, as well as Labour and Employment, and some directors from the ministries.
Even after the back turn on the memorandum said to have been taken and majority voted for the Continuation of the strike.. We are happy to announce that a deal has been struck and the strike has been suspended.
More to come…