Imo State University, Owerri has asked staff and students to resume on Tuesday, September 20.
The comes after the university announced that it has pulled out of the six-month-old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
The Public Relations Officer of the varsity, Ralph Njoku, confirmed this to The Nation, saying the management has just decided to pull out of the lingering strike in the interest of the students and staff of the institution.
He said that a statement announcing the development had been sent to radio houses and would be aired repeatedly from Monday afternoon.
Njoku said: “The management has just decided to ask students to resume immediately. Lectures start on Tuesday. We are doing this in the best interest of our students and staff. We are not only pulling out of the ASUU strike but also asking everyone to return to school, we have asked students to resume immediately.”