ASUU: FG Ready To Meet ASUU Demands

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, Thursday declared that the Parliament was ready to amend any portion of the nation’s law to grant any request of appropriations from the Executive Arm of Government to accommodate the demands and end the lingering strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

asuuThis followed the presentation of the investigative report presented by the House Committee on Education on the floor of the House.

Tambuwal advised the all concerned parties in the strike to reconsider their positions in the interest of the students and the future of education in the country.

The Speaker said that the House would not hesitate to honour any requests from the Executive Arm of government to help meet the demands of the ASUU where necessary.

His Words: “Once again, we call on ASUU and the Federal Government, in this case the Executive Arm of government to please, quickly bring the matter an end. And if there is any need for further appropriations to be made or any law to be amended to meet any of these conditions, the House of Representatives is faithfully ready to expeditious address such requests. Please, we need our students back to their respective schools. I so plead.”

7 Comments

  • It looks like the house of reps is more matured than the senate in handling the crisis in question. Except if the senate president was quoted out of context, how can he say those that represented the govt side did not know their right from their left? God bless Nigeria and help Nigerians.

  • Our senate president dull now saying team chukwumerije does not knw ryt frm left I don’t blaim him he. Has being there 4 16yrs so he has got d mouth to blaspheme dimwit nd more so he s world are not in ma shoe nd now suppose to b on IT na he don delay in papa GOD must to prepare desertful 4 u nd jonathan

  • i must rili commend the Mr Speaker as well as the entire reps members for show concern in this asuu strike.. i jst hop wit dis the step wich dey ave taken, d strike wil be over. Baba God we commit Nigeria into ur Mighty Hands……………..

  • these students have been cheated so much and this is very unfair F.G pls turn this page and do something to stop the strike

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