The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it has agreedto consider the federal government’s offer and suspend their strike.This great news comes after 12 hours, 30 minutes of a closed door meeting between ASUU and a government delegation in Abuja which started 1:38pm on Thursday, September 7 and ended 2:15 a.m. on Friday, September 8.
According to Premium Times, the leadership of ASUU, however, said though it accepted the proposal presented by the government, it will take the proposal to its members and get back to the government in a week.
The national president of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi told journalists afterthe meeting that the union will come back after one week to take its final decisions.
He said:“Now we have some concrete proposal that we will take back to ourmembers for consideration.
“Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education, said ASUU’s demands have been addressed and the union will getback to the government in a week after consulting with its principals.