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ASUU may end strike after meeting Jonathan

05 November 2013, 11:33

Abuja - The executive members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have disclosed that the prolonged industrial action by the union may end soon, Premium Times reports.

The union made the revelation after meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan in the State House on Monday. The meeting, which was held to address the problem bedeviling the educational sector was said to have lasted for 13 hours.

ASUU Chairman, Nasir Faggae, who spoke to reporters after the meeting, said the meeting yielded positive results, though he did not disclose the outcome of the meeting. He said the decision of the union will be communicated to the public as soon the members meet.

The lecturers have been on a strike since July over the failure of the federal government to implement the 2009 agreement, and on Monday accused former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida of causing the rot in the education sector.

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