Labour unions in Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), has announced the suspension of their six-week old strike following the assumption of office by the new Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sunday Ogunduyile.
The unions are: the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT).
The labour unions conveyed the suspension notice in a communiqué signed by Peter Akindehinde for NASU, Temola Temisan for SSANU and Bobola Bamigbola for NAAT, after a Joint Action Congress (JAC) meeting.
In the communiqué, the unions directed all staff of the institution to resume duty on Monday.
“Sequel to the strike embarked upon by the unions on January 25 to press home our demands, we hereby suspend the strike as staff and students are directed to resume on Monday.
“This is because some of our demands were met and to honour the new governor, Rotimi Akeredolu and the new VC, Prof. Ogunduyile,” the communiqué stated.
The unions also demanded adequate funding, urgent face-lift of the institution and appointment of a substantive vice chancellor.