From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
On Tuesday, recommendations on how to end the protracted strike by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), were handed over to President Muhammadu Buhari by the leadership of the House of Representatives.
The Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, who led the delegation to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, disclosed to State House Correspondents afterwards that another meeting has been scheduled with the president for Thursday.
He explained that the House leadership was in the Villa after a series of engagement with ASUU and having submitted the recommendations to him, the president has accepted its details, it’s left for him to think things over before taking a final decision.
Gbajabiamila stated: “After series of engagements with ASUU, the leadership came up with recommendations to the President for approval.
“They came to discuss with the President ok the recommendations. The president had a good listening ear, he accepted the details of the report.
“We have another meeting on Thursday to take a final decision after he has digested the report.
“We are done with our meeting with ASUU. We are hopeful cause we had a good engagement and he accepted the report and we clarified a few grey areas.”