President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday ,yesterday met the ational leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to discuss the lingering strike in the education sector.
The meeting took place at the Council Chamber in the presidential villa, Abuja.
Speaking with journalists after the closed-door meeting, one of the delegates from the University of Abuja said it was a productive meeting.
“The president told us that the current price of crude oil is low and what the country is generating from that will not take care of all that government needs to provide for the people and also pay all the demands of ASUU,” he said.
Meanwhile, ASUU have a meeting with INEC today, Friday, January 4, 2019,to discuss on how to end the strike for it not to affect upcoming 2019 general elections.
Similarly, NLC meets with FG today to discuss more on the proposed N30,000 minimum wage.
On the other hand, ASUU will still proceed with another important meeting with FG on Monday, January 7, 2019.The Outcome of this meeting On Monday will determine whether the strike would be called off soon as we anticipate.