ASUU NEC Decides on Strike Sunday

ASUU NEC Decides on Strike Sunday

The National Executive Council of the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities will meet on Sunday, August 28, 2022 to take a decision on whether to suspend or continue with the industrial action.

Sources among the union’s NEC members told PUNCH correspondent on Monday that the meeting will hold at the union’s national headquarters at the University of Abuja.

Further reports states that the council will take a decision on the industrial action based on reports from the various state congresses.

“The NEC meeting will hold on August 28, the four weeks ultimatum that we gave is expiring that same day. We will be making our decisions based on the results of the state congresses.

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“The NEC has to depend on the result of the congresses. The zones have held their own congresses; the branch chairmen will also talk to their members and they will get feedback which will be transmitted to the NEC,” one of the sources said.

When asked if the union will consider calling off the strike, the source asked, “Does it look like the government wants to end the strike?”

Confirming the date of the NEC meeting to our correspondent, the chairperson, ASUU, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Dr Gbolahan Bolarin, simply said, “Yes, Sunday.”



Source: PUNCH

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