Lecturers of the Niger Delta University (NDU) have suspended their four-month old strike.


This development was disclosed by Beke Sese, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) coordinator, Port Harcourt zone, and Stanley Ogoun, NDU ASUU branch chairman.

The strike action was called off on Wednesday during a news conference in Yenagoa.

Lecturers of the Bayelsa-owned university recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the state government over the lingering strike action.


“Following the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) by Government and ASUU-NDU in the presence of ASUU Benin Zonal Coordinator and the Majority Leader of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly as witnesses on Monday the 22nd of August, 2016.

“An emergency ASUU-NDU Congress meeting was held on Tuesday the 23rd of August, 2016 at the Faculty of Law campus to suspend the Active Non-Compliance (ANC) action that lasted for 16 weeks with immediate effect.

“School management will announce resumption date soon, because that is the responsibility of the management of the school”, said a statement released by the institution’s ASUU branch.


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