PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the committees meeting as wellas the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to ensure the immediate resolution of the contending issues, so that the lecturers could call off their strike in Nigeria Univeristies.
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The Chairman of the presidential committee on needs assessment of universities, Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State, told State House correspondents after a meeting with President Jonathan on Tuesday, that, they have just risen from a meeting to take some decisions that would end the strike and the president has instructed them as to what to do and he has shown a lot of commitments and kicking off a project worth about N100 billion in all the universities in the country, about 61 of them.
JONATHAN ORDERS IMMEDIATE END TO ASUU STRIKE
“So, we are hoping that we will be able to see the end of the strike very soon if, at the end of the day, ASUU is satisfied with the measures that have so far taken. The Federal Government will also be meeting with the university councils and vice chancellors within the week, towards updating them on some of the decisions taken.”