The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige in a meeting yesterday has promised that the Federal Government will do everything in its capacity to end the strike embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
The President has directed him to pass the night here until all issues that have kept students away from school are resolved and strike called off, he said.
He also said that the president directed him to seek the understanding of all sides, with a view that the revenue of the federation has dwindled from what it was before the present administration assumed office.
The Minister further said President Buhari was greatly worried about the situation in the university system, hence, his steady and holistic approach to tackling the rot through adequate funding, notwithstanding the dwindling revenue accruals.
“The President told me to assure you of his determination to reposition our universities as he would do everything possible to cast the present challenges in our tertiary education to the dustbin of history,” Ngige added.