ASUU Strike: Students To know Their Fate On Friday

The striking Academic Staff Union of Universities will tomorrow, Friday, August 25 hold its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting to discuss over the next line of action on whether to end its strike or not as regards the Federal Government offer.

The meeting will be holding after national branches equally held meetings on Wednesday to decide on whether
the strike should continue or no

When contacted yesterday on the planned meeting, the ASUU President,
Biodun Ogunyemi, said he would
only speak after the meeting had
been held.

“We cannot react now but after the NEC meeting we will speak on the developments,” he said in a telephone conversation.

“We held special congresses today. I cannot divulge outcome of the meeting but we held a meeting on the strike action,” Tomi Damson, secretary of Lagos State University branch of ASUU said.

The chairman of another branch of
the union in a southern university
also spoke on the interim report
received from the branches.

“From the Southern part of the country and some parts of the North, universities voted for continuation of the strike; but we cannot tell now until after the meeting of NEC,” the don said.

The scheduled meeting is expected to end on Saturday and the resolution of the union leaders will communicated to the public afterwards.

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