UI, ABU, others support suspension of ASUU strike

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More units of the Academic Staff Union of
Universities, including the University of Ibadan
and Ahmadu Bello University chapters, have
voted for the suspension of the strike by the
union during chapter congresses held
nationwide.
The union met with a Federal Government
team led by President Goodluck Jonathan last
Tuesday in Abuja.
Government has promised to inject N220bn
yearly into the public universities for the next
five years.
The ASUU leadership, after briefing the zonal
coordinators on the offer, had directed the local
branches to organise congress meetings
between Friday last week and Tuesday (today).
This is to enable all the lecturers to make input
into the action the union would take after its
NEC meeting on Thursday.
As at press time on Monday, 20 of the 28
chapters that had concluded their meetings
supported the suspension of the strike, while
the remaining eight preferred that the varsity
teachers pressed…

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