Buhari accepts Reps report on ASUU strike


Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, disclosed, Tuesday, that President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the report of the lawmakers’ engagement with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

The report proffers solutions on how to resolve the ongoing industrial action embarked upon by the union since February 14, this year.

Speaker Gbajabiamila disclosed this when he led a delegation of principal officers of the House of Representatives to the Presidential Villa immediately after Tuesday’s plenary.

Speaking with journalists after the meeting, Gbajabiamila highlighted the reason for their visit.

“Mr President, as usual, had a very good listening ear, he took the report of the House, accepted it. We discussed at length, the details of the report and he wanted to go through them himself. We have another meeting on Thursday (tomorrow) between our good selves and Mr President for his final decision. We had a good engagement, with a very positive response,” said the Reps Speaker.

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