ASUU Strike Updates 2020 | Breaking News Today

Today’s date is 27nd December 2020. We have news updates on ASUU strike.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities is yet to call off over nine months strike and still counting.

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It is very clear that ASUU and FG are not ready to call off the strike. Although, ASUU meetings with the Federal government have been postponed twice in 2 weeks.

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A meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities was cancelled by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, on Monday.

This was the second time in two weeks that the scheduled meeting was postponed by the government.

This was the second time in two weeks that the scheduled meeting was postponed by the government. However, no reason was given for the cancellation of the meeting. You can read more here

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When is Next FG and ASUU Meetings?

The last two meetings were cancelled by Federal government. This means that ASUU and Federal government have not agreed to call off the strike.

We will update this post as soon as Federal government and ASUU fix new date for meetings. In addition, it is likely that schools affected by ASUU strike will resume next year after the strike is called off.

Reasons for ASUU Strike?

Here are the real reasons why ASUU went on strike.

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ASUU has been on strike since March 2020 because of the following reasons below:

  1. Payment of N40 billion Earned Academic Allowances (EAE).
  2. N40 billion for revitalization of the university system in Nigeria
  3. Setting up Visitation Panels to universities.
  4. Fulfilling conditions included in the 2004 agreement reached between the two sides amongst others.

Now you know why ASUU is on strike. Do you think ASUU should ceasefire?. If yes, post your comment below.

Is ASUU Strike Called Off?

The answer is NO!. ASUU is yet to call off strike.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities said it has not suspended its ongoing nine-month-old strike.

This was made known by Dr. Lazarus Maigoro, Chairman of the University of Jos Chapter of ASUU  in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Jos.

According to him, the union has not signed any agreement with the Federal Government to call off the strike as being purported in some quarters.

He said that the Federal Government had promised to fulfill part of the agreement that led to the lingering strike, but had failed to do so to date.

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