The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) has finally suspended its prolonged strike action after a meeting with its members at the university’s main campus in Ogbomoso on Tuesday.
This will be the second time the academic staff union will be suspending its strike which has lasted up to two years. The current strike started five months ago.
The Secretary of ASUU LAUTECH Dr. Abegunrin, and the Zonal Coordinator Dr. Ade Adejumo, confirmed that the strike had been suspended with immediate effect but academic activities will resume on Monday, October 23.
“The zone will have to be briefed, national will have to be briefed, but the Congress has suspended the strike in principle as from today but full lectures will resume on Monday,” Dr. Adejumo said. “Skeletal things will continue, preparatory to the commencement of full academic activities on Monday.”
There were reports that the lecturers started receiving their three-months’ salary arrears which is one of their demands for resumption