The Academic Staff Union of Universities has consented to call of its eight-month strike which has grounded academic exercises in the public universities since March.

The association initiative arrived at the agreement during a gathering with the government group drove by the Minister of Labor and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja, on Friday.

The govenrment additionally pledge to pay N40 billion as the Earned Allowance and N30bn for the revitalisation of the University framework carrying the complete installment to N70 billion.

The FG further consented to settle the back payments of compensations of the lecturers before December 31.

This is going on multi week after the Federal Government acknowledged the interest by the ASUU that they be absolved from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System forthcoming the endorsement of their proposed installment framework, the University Transparency and Accountability Solution

ASUU is relied upon to report the agreement to its organs and afterward impart their choice to the government after which a date for the canceling of the strike would be declared.

A source educated our reporter that ASUU demanded that the understanding ought not be declared until it has been affirmed by its individuals.

Speaking to journalists after the meeting, Ngige said the conference was productive, adding that the public authority made a proposition to ASUU which it would reclaim to its individuals.

He stated, “Numerous issues were examined at the gathering including pay deficiency, the installment framework and revitalisation of the University framework. I am positive that all the issues would be settled at our next gathering.”

The ASUU President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, essentially said all that Ngige said was right and declined further remark.

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