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Breaking: ASUU Suspends 8 Month Old Strike

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) has suspended its eight-month-old industrial action conditionally.

A member of the union’s National Executive Committee told Channels TV early Friday.

The union decided to suspend the strike during a meeting of its leadership that started on Thursday night and lasted into the early hours of Friday.

Nigerian Tracker reports that the meeting was called by the union to determine its next line of action after its state branches met over the Court of Appeal ruling last week.

The union took this decision after its
National Executive Committee (NEC) marathon meeting which started from Thursday night to the early hours of Friday. ASUU’s NEC comprises of the chairmen of the state chapters and members of the national executive.

Members of the Committee, while confirming the suspension to journalists said the committee will determine its next line of action especially on the Court of Appeal ruling last week.

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The Appellate Court, had ruled that the union can only appeal the judgement of the Nationql Industrial Court ordering it to suspend its strike, if it first calls of its strike.

President Muhammadu Buhari is also expected you release an official circular later today.

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