National President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this on Thursday during a press briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress complex in Abuja.
The striking lecturers took the decision after a meeting with representatives of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige.
The meeting came hours before Professor Ogunyemi announced the decision of ASUU to suspend the strike.
It had in attendance leaders of the union and government representatives such as the permanent secretaries at the ministries of Education, as well as Labour and Employment, and some directors from the ministries
The agreement reached during the meeting was signed officially by both the union and the Nigerian government.
The Academic activities have been mandated to commenced tomorrow being Friday and the students are hereby encouraged to go back to school with immediate effect..
The Academic Staff of Union of University suspended the ongoing strike because the agreement reached partially by the Nigerian Government.
In an interview with one of the members of the union, Prof. Rachael, the Nigerian Government has reached a concrete agreement with the Union, Asuu.
She added that the suspension will go a long way to call back the brain of the students as many do not read during strike. I pity the Students mostly, she concluded.