ASUU UniAbuja suspends strike

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GWAGWALADA – The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), of (UniAbuja) branch, Mr Ben Ugheoke, on Tuesday in said the body has suspended the strike by its members.

Ugheoke told the News Agency of (NAN) in a telephone interview that the decision taken on during a congress held at the institution’s mini-campus.

“We resolved at the congress to suspend the strike after signing an agreement with the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Micheal Adikwu.

“The announcement on this will be done this (Tuesday) morning,’’ he said.

The ASUU branch embarked on the strike on June 2, following what it called “Federal Government’s refusal to release the White Paper containing affecting the institution’’.


had on July 16, 2012 constituted a Visitation Panel to resolve affecting the institution but the White Paper of the yet to be released.

Ugheoke said the signed agreement involved the release of the White Paper, and that the Vice-Chancellor has assured the union that he would work towards ensuring its release.

He, however, said the recall of to the campus a decison to be made by the Senate.(NAN)