- Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has urged authorities at all levels to work together on solving the problem of ASUU and the Nigerian economy
- Professor Osinbajo was reported to have made the comment when governors of the All Progressives Congress paid him a visit on the success of his recent knee surgery
- ASUU has been on strike for the past for over six months due to the government's inability to implement the agreement it had with the union in 2009
The vice president was reported to have said this on Tuesday, August 30, when the progressives governors paid him a visit over his recent surgery, The Cable reported.
Recall that Osinbajo went under the knife for knee surgery in July.
ASUU strike is over six months
During the visit, issues of the ongoing strike by the academic staff union of universities (ASUU) and the country’s economy topped their discussion, a statement from the state house revealed.
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The academic union has been on strike for over 6 months due to the inability of the federal government to implement an agreement signed in 2009.
ASUU has repeatedly complained about the poor state of infrastructure in Nigerian universities, and the lecturers are demanding an increase in their salaries.
Osinbajo, governors makes crucial agreement on ASUU strike
The vice president and the governors agreed to work together to find lasting solutions to the problems.
“We all need to work together on these critical issues. We need to think through things, and we need to do it fast,” Osinbajo was quoted as saying.
The vice president was also quoted to have commended the Nigerian doctors and the availability of cutting-edge medical facilities in the country.
Osinbajo drops bombshell, says Borno is about size of UK, plus Sweden or Denmark
Legit.ng earlier reported that vice President Yemi Osinbajo has warned the international communities against criticizing Nigeria's economy and insecurity without understanding its geographical and population size
The professor said, for instance, Borno state is bigger, in terms of landmass, than UK and Sweden together or UK and Denmark
Osinbajo added that atleast about 10 state's GDPs in Nigeria are bigger than some African countries