ASUU Divided Over Strike Suspension, Holds NEC Meeting

As the nation awaits the decision of the Academic Staff Union of Universities on its eight-month long strike, feelers reaching Frontline News Online indicate that chapters of the union have voted and are still voting on whether to suspend the strike today.

The Court of Appeal had last Friday, ordered the union to call off its strike.

 The House of Representatives also intervened in the matter with Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila submitting the resolutions reached with ASUU during the intervention of the House to President Muhammadu Buhari.

According to the Punch that over 123 branches of the union have completed their congresses on the lingering strike. The paper further reports that while some universities voted for the suspension of the strike, others voted for conditional suspension.

It was however, gathered that at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, the branch did not reach a consensus.


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