FUTA SET TO RESUME NEXT WEEK

? “`FUTA SET TO RESUME NEXT WEEK“`

The Federal University  of Technology  Akure is set to resume next week. The University which had previously  stopped  academic  activities due to the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities nationwide industrial action.

The student  union  of the university  made this known via her official  press release dated 20th of September, 2017. The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities suspended  her strike on Monday, 18th of September, 2017, and ever since the suspension of the strike had been announced, uncertainties  emanated. The members  of the university community were unsure if academic  activities would commence or not, as it was noted that that the Joint Action Congress is yet to suspend her strike.

The university community awaited an official statement  from the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities  FUTA on suspension and the university  management  on resumption.

Earlier today, 20th of September, 2017. The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities  FUTA had her congress at the Lecture Theatre 1 on campus. Reports by a student  barrister, who goes by the name jerry, had it that, following  his conversation  with a lecturer  after the congress, the lecturer  said; “the union has called off the strike and it’s left to the management to decide when to resume, either Friday or Monday, anyone”.

In the latter part of today, the university student  union dropped her press release which was signed by the public relation officer and counter  signed by the union president. In the release, it was stated that Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities strike has been suspended, and Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities, FUTA chapter has resumed their duties. All students are expected to return to school on Sunday 24th September 2017, as academic activities will resume on Monday 25th September 2017.

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The university  students who have been eager for this kind of official  statement, weren’t surprised  any longer, as their  reaction  to the news weren’t  as epic as it was to the news of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities strike suspension on Monday.

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