In the middle: ASUU President, Dr. Biodun Ogunyemi at the Union's meeting on Saturday, August 12, 2017.

The Federal Government has reportedly reached an agreement with the leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in a meeting between both parties in Abuja on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Speaking to journalists after the meeting, ASUU National President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi said union’s National Executive Committee (NEC)will review its decision based on the Federal Government commitment.

In the middle: ASUU President, Dr. Biodun Ogunyemi at the Union’s meeting on Saturday, August 12, 2017.

According to Premium Times, Ogunyemi said the strike could only be called off after the NEC meeting. He however, did not state when the meeting will hold.

“We have had an extensive session, looking at all the issues.

”In view of this, the government has promised to reach us as soon as possible with a written proposal on those areas we need further consultations. And when we receive that, we shall treat accordingly and get back to the appropriate quarters,” Ogunyemi said.