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19 Sep 2017

BREAKING NEWS - ASUU Suspends Strike- School Resumes Today

This decision came after the Nigerian University Teachers accepted the proposal of the Federal government. They, however, put an end to the strike afterwards. The National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, stated after the meeting that in the spirit of patriotism, they have agreed to work together with the federal government.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said that both parties reached an agreement after the deliberation on the matter.

A lot of progress was made and they finally agreed to the demands of the union and produced a Collective Agreement of Action. However, this was termed Memorandum of Action by ASUU.

Meanwhile, the Union has by a directive ordered all its members to resume teaching tomorrow, which is Tuesday.
Mr Ngige said that he’s pleased with the union for reaching an agreement with the federal government.

The minister also recalled that series of failed meetings were held in the past few days with the union. He’s so delighted that it now became fruitful

Meanwhile, Teachers has warned the federal government that it should adhere to the terms of the collective agreement.The union also stated that any teacher who faults the directive will be punished severely.

Nigerian students are also happy about the ending of the strike. This is because they are already tired of staying at home. While the news met mixed feelings amongst the students, a majority are happy to resume school again
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