JUST IN: Buhari begs ASUU to call off strike, asks students to be patient


President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to consider the plight of students and call off the ongoing strike.

The president also called on the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to exercise patience as the federal government works on resolving the crisis.

Buhari made the appeal on Thursday at the 19th National Productivity Day Celebration at the state house conference centre, Abuja.