"We didn't lock the Universities, Lecturers to resume from 24th December" - Biodun Ogunyemi



The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) on Wednesday “conditionally” suspended its strike, ending a protracted industrial action that started since March 2020.

ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi made the announcement during a briefing of the union in Abuja, explaining that the development followed consultations with its National Executive Council (NEC).

"We didn't lock the universities, as far as we are concerned, our members are to resume from THURSDAY 24th of DECEMBER, 2020 from 12:01am. It is the government that will decide when universities are to resume in line with the COVID-19 compliance guidelines", Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi.
 
The ASUU President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi at the Negotiation meeting yesterday, said they sympathised with their students who are also their children, adding that "no amount of sacrifice would be too much to get the matter resolved as long as the government is consistent with its commitments".


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