The nine month old Academic Staff Union of University strike has been suspended on Wednesday.

This development was disclosed by the ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi, during a briefing of the union in Abuja.

In reaction to the industrial action which started since March 2020,  the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Tuesday, assured Nigerians that the prolonged strike by the varsity lecturers would be called off before January 15.

While making comments on the strike, Ogunyemi said, “no amount of sacrifice would be too much to get the matter resolved as long as the government is consistent with its commitments” He also stated that the lecturers sympathised with students who were also their children.