Again, president Buhari urges ASUU to call off strike

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, July 11, during a meeting with some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), legislators, and political leaders at his residence in Daura, Katsina State, called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities to reconsider their position on the prolonged strike.

The president who noted that the future of the country lies in the quality of educational institutions and education appealed to the striking lecturers to resume academic activities with students in classrooms while negotiations continue.

Buhari further expressed his fears about the continuous closure of schools and the impact it would have on the future development of the country, saying enough is enough. He called on well-meaning Nigerians, particularly those close to the members of the union, to intervene by persuading the lecturers to reconsider the federal government’s position on resumption.

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