According to Punch Newspaper (online) the National Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of the Universities (ASUU) again converged on Kano to deliberate on whether to call off the lingering strike or not to call it off.
The good news is that the NEC meeting is holding and not a mere rumour and the full outcome of the meeting we will be made available today, saturday 23rd November, 2013.
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Again, ASUU leaders meet, set to suspend strike
There is strong indication that academic activities may resume in the nation’s public universities early next week, Saturday Punch has gathered.
Our correspondent gathered on Friday that members of the National Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of the Universities again converged on Kano to deliberate on whether to call off their over four months old industrial action or not.
The NEC members, who gathered at the Bayero University, Kano, penultimate week to review the reports of the various university congresses over the strike, suspended the meeting following the death of Dr. Festus Iyayi. Iyayi, a University of Benin lecturer and former ASUU president, who died in an auto accident involving the convoy of the Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada, on his way to Kano to attend the NEC meeting.
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