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Just in: ASUU agrees to call off strike as FG offers N70bn

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has agreed to call of its eight-month strike which has grounded academic activities in the public universities.

The union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment,  Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja, on Friday.

The government also pledged to increase the total payment to the union to N70 billion.

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This is happening one week after the Federal Government  accepted the demand by the ASUU that they be exempted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.

In an official twitter handle @ASUUNGR tweeted this morning that the union has finalised plans to call off its long standing strike.

…….And of the greatest Nigerian students, let’s air your say on the latest development between #ASUUANDFG in the comment section below.

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