The Academic Staff Union of Universities Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) ASUU has officially suspended its three months old strike.
Governor Tanko Almakura of Nasarwa State disclosed on Sunday during a media chat that the 20 percent of the Earned Academic Allowance, EAA, will be paid with strict condition that the union will suspend its strike.
The institution confirmed this on its social media page:
This is to notify students, staff and general public that the over three months strike embarked upon by ASUU, Nsuk Chapter has been suspended. Students are advised to resume immediately as lecture commences on Monday, 6th June 2016.
We wish you journey mercies.
It will be recalled that the university on the 7th of March 2016, the union down tools after the Union had demanded payment of backlog of Earned Allowances and the repositioning of the university’s infrastructure and laws.
While the union agreed to suspend the industrial action it embarked upon if the government pays outstanding salaries and the 20 percent Earned Academic Allowance, EAA, owed workers.