The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday, canvassed for a soften way of resolving the industrial action between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government
Speaking at intervention meeting of the leadership of the House and leaders of lecturers in Abuja, the Speaker advised that the Federal Government must find a middle ground towards resolving the strike action that has lasted for seven months.
This came just as the President of ASUU, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, warned that it would not bode well for the students if the court forced lecturers to return to call off the strike action for now.
According to the Speaker, “We are here to see how we can close this dark chapter in our nation’s history. There is a need for both sides to shift grounds by the Federal Government and ASUU. It should not be about my way or the highway. It should be about given and take. We have to seek to come to a resolution at the end of…