CURSORY: Following the directive of the national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), many branches of the varsity lecturers’ union have now voted for the suspension of their months-long strike.
This was disclosed in a thread of tweets by Deborah Tolu-Kolawole, a journalist with The Punch newspaper.
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According to the tertiary education reporter, below is a list of most of the universities that have voted to suspend the strike conditionally or based on the court order.
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)
- The Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA)
- University of Benin (UNIBEN)
- University Of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)
- Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED)
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK)
- University of Lagos (UNILAG)
- Ekiti State University (EKSU)
- University Of Calabar (UNICAL)
- University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
- Adekunle Ajasin University
- Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU)
- Kano University of Science & Technology
- University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
- University Of Jos (UNIJOS)
- Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
- Alex Ekwueme Federal University
- Federal University of Technology Minna
- Kebbi State University of Science and Technology Aliero
- Usmanu Dan Fodio University Sokoto
- Bayero University Kano (BUK)
Meanwhile, it was gathered that the ASUU branch at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife failed to reach an agreement and now awaits the decision of the National Executive Council (NEC).
Tolu-Kolawole stated that all ASUU branches, except the OAU branch, have reached an agreement to suspend the strike conditionally or based on the court order.
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