ASUU strike update today 2019

ASUU strike update today 2019

Are you looking for ASUU strike update today 2019? The Academic Staff Union of Universities ceased the strike that started three months ago. How has ASUU strike been called off? Read to know the answers!

ASUU Strike Update Today 2019

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If you are interested in the news, you have probably noticed that strikes are always a kind of disease for society. They paralyze society, block social institutions, lead to widespread discontent, and social confrontation. Furthermore, in most cases, this fight for human rights is followed by violence.

However, there are also light forms of such a confrontation if one speaks about attacks affecting the educational system. The only cure of this social phenomenon is wise decisions made between the governmental organs and the leaders of the strikes.

In this article, you will discover the latest news on ASUU strike.

Latest update on ASUU strike today 2019

On November 4, 2018, the Academic Staff Union of Universities announced the commencement of an indefinite strike. The strike was due to the need for improvement of the funding of public educational establishments. These protests were the result of the federal government’s unwillingness to implement the agreement it has signed with the union in the past years. Students have had to stay at home from November 2018.

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However, the strike is no longer in action. Do you know the latest news on ASUU strike? Read and discover!

When has ASUU strike been called off?

ASUU has held many interactive meetings with official representatives of FGN. According to data published by, on Thursday, February 7, 2019, there has been a total on 10 meetings between ASUU a delegation of Federal Government.

Abiodun Ogunyemi, the president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, represented the rights of ASUU, while the governmental represented by Labor minister, Chris Ngige.

During their last meeting, the federal government and ASUU signed a Memorandum of Action of 2019 and announced the suspension of ASUU protests.

Mr. Chris Ngige stated that they had found solutions for all the eight controversial issues which became the source of the strike. In April/May 2019, the government will release N25 billion for the revival of public universities.

He also mentioned that the staff conducting monitoring would start its work on March 2, 2019.

Thus, as you can see, the Academic Staff Union of Universities is an authoritative source of inspiration for thousands of people who support the revival of public universities in Nigeria. This union holds its patriotic struggles to defend the right for education and progressive development of Nigeria.

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