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ASUU Strike: Details Of NANS Meeting With Buhari Emerges (Photos)

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Rufai Oladimeji
, Nigeria.
EXCLUSIVE!!! ASUU Strike: Details Of NANS
Meeting With Buhari Emerges

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on
Labour Unions to allow his administration
concentrate on fixing infrastructure in the
country rather than distracting it, Igbere TV
News reports.

The President made the call on Thursday
(today) during a meeting with the leadership of
the National Association of Nigerian Students
(NANS) at the State House, Abuja.

He urged the student leaders to continue to
plead with the Academic Staff Union of
Universities, ASUU, while assuring them that
he will speak with the lecturers' body (ASUU)
"so that they don't encroach on your efforts to
qualify in time."

"In three and a half years, we have improved
tremendously on what we met. We are trying
to do infrastructure. No matter which part of
the country you come from, you will see the
efforts we are making in terms of roads; we
are trying to
fix rails, we are trying to do power, through
the use of gas and solar.

"If you note what we have done in these three
and a half years, you will not regret voting this
administration into power.”

Buhari also stated that Nigeria was doing very
well in agriculture "as the country was about
to attain food sufficiency and security."
He said that he had explained in details while
presenting the 2019 budget estimates, the
earnings and expenditure and therefore
expected the elite to understand the position
of the government on certain issues, adding
that it is the responsibility of the government
to look after the employed as well as the
unemployed.
He further urged the youths to start preparing
themselves to lead the country.

"There is a tendency for you to think that you
can do better than anybody, but it is very
good for you to know the facts that leadership
entails," he said.

Buhari also assured the Labour leaders that,
having been in positions of leadership at
various stages in life, and with the experience,
he means well for Nigerians and indeed,
workers, and should be allowed to fix
infrastructure so that more Nigerians could be
taken out of the poverty cycle.

"I am totally loyal to this country. Whatever I
do is in the interest of the ordinary people
especially those who do not have the benefit of
being educated like you, and are just trusting
whoever is leading them," he said.

He expressed gratitude to the students for
appreciating some of the things his
administration has been able to put in place
and called on them to mobilise support for
government, as it strives to make Nigeria a
better place.

Responding, the President of NANS, Comrade
Danielson Bamidele Akpan, expressed
satisfaction over the efforts of the Buhari
administration, especially in the
transformation of the transport sector as well
as the decimation of terrorists in the North-
East.
He, however, requested the government to
intervene in the incessant strikes in the
education sector; involve more youths in
governance; and look into the plight of
students in different institutions who have
been expelled for 'political' reasons.

High point of the (NANS) visit was the
presentation of a birthday card to the
President to mark his 76th birthday
anniversary.

Stay tuned with Igbere TV News...

Source : igberetvnews.com/509624/exclusive-ASUU-strike-details-of-buharis-meeting-with-nans-emergesphotos/
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