Counsel for the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Femi Falana, has disclosed that his clients are ready to call off the strike.
In a terse message to Punch NG on Monday, the Senior Advocate of Nigeria also called on the Federal Government to fast-track and finalise its negotiations with ASUU.
He expressed confidence that the meeting between the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and the presidency over the matter, would yield positive results.
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Responding to enquiry on the state of the ASUU strike, Falana said, “Our clients are ready to call off the strike. The Federal Government should fast track the and finalise the negotiations.
“Hon Gbajabiamila and his colleagues in the House of Representatives have been in touch with the Presidency over the matter.
“I am reasonably confident that the consultations between the House and the Presidency will yield positive results in the interest of the striking lecturers and the students.”