We Are Ready To Resume – ASUU Reveals

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Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has made it known that they are ready to suspend their months old strike as the continue with several meetings with federal government, senate, and other bodies.

We Are Ready To Resume - ASUU Reveals
Prof Biodun Ogunyemi

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Thursday, gave an indication that the union will suspend its prolonged strike very soon, as its President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, declared that the varsity lecturers are ready to go back to school.

As reported by Tribuneonlineng, the ASUU President gave the hint even as the Federal Government, through the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, assured it would meet the union demands within time frame it stipulated.

Prof Ogunyemi, who was speaking at a meeting between the Federal Government, led by the Labour Minister and ASUU leadership, led by the President, said their members are willing to resume because it is a matter of national interest.

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He points out that their members also have their children at home, like all other parents who have their children at home due to the prolonged strike.

“Our members are ready and willing to go to class because it is a matter of national interest. Just like every other person’s child is at home, our member’s children are also at home,” the ASUU president said.

Prof Ogunyemi commended the Senate President and the Minister of Labour and Employment, the Accountant General of the Federation, among others for making it possible for them to discuss on the issues.

He pointed out that though, ASUU delegation came with an open mind to the meeting, its members out there expect much from the meeting.

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