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  • Updated: September 21, 2022

Strike: ASUU Ordered To Return To Work By Court

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been ordered by the National Industrial Court to end its industrial action and return to work.

The development comes from the News Agency of Nigeria in the suit instituted by the federal government praying for the union to call off its seven months strike.

According to the news outlet, the Minister of Labour and Employment on behalf of the Federal Government had filed the matter before the court by way of referral to resolve the issue of the ongoing strike by ASUU.

Meanwhile, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NAN) made known its plan to block the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja and the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway on Wednesday as a result of the strike.

“We decided to use today (Tuesday) to appraise our protest on Monday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja.

"By tomorrow (Wednesday) morning, we will be grounding the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport, Abuja and Kaduna-Abuja Expressway.

“We will also be at Iwo Road, Ibadan where we will hold a press conference. It will be a simultaneous action.

"On Thursday, our colleagues in the South-South and South East will mobilise for a showdown too", the chairman of NANS National Task Force, ‘EndASUUstrike', Olumide Ojo disclosed to Punch.

 

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