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Reps meet with Buhari over ASUU strike, submit recommendations

Reps meet Buhari over ASUU strike, submit recommendations

Members of the House of Representatives led by its Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, October 4 to submit his report after mediating the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

The Speaker of the House of Representatives told reporters that the report contained recommendations reached after several engagements with ASUU members.

Gbajabiamila, who said Buhari had accepted the recommendations, added that there was no final decision on the matter yet.

Another meeting with the President is scheduled for Thursday 6 October. He stated ;

“After a series of engagements with the ASUU, management has made recommendations to the President for approval.

“They came to discuss with the president on the recommendations. The president had a good listening ear. He accepted the details of the report.

“We have another meeting on Thursday to make 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 some gray areas.

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