Gbajabiamila meets ASUU, ministry officials over lecturers’ strike

House of Reps leadership intervenes in ASUU-FG faceoff House of Reps leadership intervenes in ASUU-FG faceoff

The leadership of the House of Representatives is in a closed door meeting with university teachers and the Ministry of Education.

The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, urged both parties to shift ground for effective resolution of issues surrounding the seven month old strike.

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The Minister of State for Education, Goodluck Opiah, appreciated the efforts of the parliament at resolving the impasse.

On his part, ASUU President, Emmanuel Osodeke, urged the government to address the issues and not see the industrial action as the problem.

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The union warns against an order forcing its members to return to classes as the National Industrial Court set to deliver judgment in the suit filed against the striking lecturers by the federal government.

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