Taraba University ASUU Suspends 2 Months Old Strike

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By; DEKERA NICHOLAS, Kaduna
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Taraba University Chapter on Friday suspended its two months old strike following the agreement between the union and the Taraba  government.
Dr Samuel Shikaa, the ASUU branch  Chairman disclosed this shortly   after a meeting of the union in Jalingo.
According to Shikaa, the offers that were given to the union  by government were “partially considered and approved by our Congress” and that it was based on that “strenght” that the strike was suspended.
The ASUU Chairman also disclosed that Implementation of some parts of  the agreement had commenced.
The union, which directs its members to  return to work with immediately all called on the students to get back for academic activities.
Shikaa  expressed  optimism that the government would  fulfill its part of the agreement to ensure an uninterrupted academic calendar henceforth.
The Taraba State University chapter of ASUU had embarked on strike on April 3 to press home their demands including non payment of earned academic allowances, lack of perimeter fencing, inadequate funding among others.

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