ASUU Agrees To Call off Strike As FG Offers N70bn

Striking lecturers under the umbrella of The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have agreed to resume academic activities.

They accepted to call off the eight-month strike after the Federal Government increased its offer to the union to N70bn.

The decision followed a meeting with the government team led by Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, in Abuja, on Friday.
The union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja, on Friday.

The government also pledged to increase the total payment to the union to N70 billion.

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