Reps meet Buhari over ASUU strike, submit recommendations
On Tuesday, October 4, Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker of the House of Representatives, met with President Muhammadu Buhari to present its report on the ongoing strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
The Speaker of the house of representatives told newsmen that the report contained recommendations reached after several engagements with members of ASUU.
Gbajabiamila, who stated that Buhari had accepted the recommendations, added that there has yet to be a decision.
Another meeting with the president has been scheduled to hold on Thursday, October 6. He said;
“After a series of engagements with ASUU, the leadership came up with recommendations to the president for approval.
“They came to discuss with the president the recommendations. The president had a good listening ear. He accepted the details of the report.
“We have another meeting on Thursday to take a final decision after he has digested the report.
“We are done with our meeting with ASUU. We are hopeful because we had a good engagement and he accepted the report and we clarified a few grey areas.”