After a long deliberation, ASUU has finally agreed to call off the 8month strike, received offer of 70 billion naira.
The Academic staff union of universities (ASUU), after a long deliberation with the federal government represented by the minster of labour DR. Chris Ngige has finally come to an agreement to call off the ongoing industrial strike, after receiving an offer of 70billion naira.
This was disclosed at a brief press meeting after the successful meeting by the minster Dr chris, he also state that the Association will call off the strike in no due to time.
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The minister also made mention of some key consideration and factors also affecting the universities. Which Was also mention and discussed in the meeting, Such as the salary shortfall of lecturers, the newly initiated payment system by the government (IPPIS) and the university revitalization.
The Association also confirm this as they claims they have agreed to call off the strike but on a serious condition, and which is until the government credit the Association account as they have promised. They also announced that the strike is still on, until they pronounce the end of strike before school activities resume fully.
The government promise to pay the Association fully before the 31st of December.
The Association also made of mention of retuning to it different zones, to deliberate on the government offer as usual to get the final say from other members. The calling of the industrial action will come shortly after the deliberation with other zonal members.
Upon the recent announcement made by the ASUU, student have shown excitement over the issue, this is a thing of joy for many as they will be resuming back to classes after staying away for months.
The strike which commenced on 12th march ought to have been settle long time ago, but was delayed and time wasted is now coming to an end.
Several meetings have been held by the ASUU and FG but all ended up deadlock, but finally the strike has come to an end.