SSANU returns to work


The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has announced the suspension of its week-long strike.

The suspension of the strike is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday and signed by the association’s National Secretary, Mr Promise Adewusi.

It said that the decision to suspend the strike was informed by the Federal Government’s compliance with the association’s demands.

“Following substantial compliance to our demand for the payment of August and September salaries of our members which is the reason for our current national strike action, we hereby suspend the strike and direct all our members to return to their duties with effect from Monday, the 14th of October, 2013.”

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The statement thanked members of the association for their solidarity, adding that the non payment of the salaries of its members for work done would not happen again.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, still continues its three month old strike, along with Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics.

An ASUU delegation led by its President Dr. Nasir Isa Fagge met with a Federal Government team led by Vice President Namadi Sambo on Friday in Abuja to resolve the areas of disagreement. No communique was issued at the end of the meeting.

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