President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with the leadership of the House of Representatives over the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, led officials of the Lower Chamber into the meeting.
Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Gbajabiamila described the engagement with the president as very fruitful.
He disclosed that the president had pledged to look into the House’s recommendations aimed at resolving the ongoing strike embarked upon by the university lecturers over eight months ago.
”Mr President as usual has very good listening ears. He took the report of the House, he accepted it, and we discussed it at length – the details of the report. He wanted to go through it himself.