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JUST IN: ASUU to Announce Final Decision on Strike Action by 9am


The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will announce a decision on whether to embark on fresh industrial action at 9am on Monday (today).

The PUNCH reports that majority of the lecturers have agreed on strike.

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Members of the union’s National Executive Council held marathon meetings since Saturday at the University of Lagos.

They will address a press conference at 9 am to announce the resolutions of the two-day meeting titled, ‘NEC for NEC.’

ASUU had sensitised and mobilised lecturers and students across all universities on the reason the union might likely go on strike.

Warning strike inevitable

A chairman of one of the branches, who preferred anonymity because he’s not in a position to speak, said the least consideration so far is a warning strike.

He explained that “ASUU is being considerate but the actions of the Federal Government are not helpful”.

“The least consideration, for now, is a warning strike. Some of our branch representatives feel we should commence strike outrightly but others advised that apart from the lecture free-day declared, we should embark on another warning strike before the full, indefinite strike.”

Source: The Punch


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