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Atiku Abubakar Worries over ASUU Strike

 Atiku Abubakar. Photo: Daily Nigerian
Atiku Abubakar. Photo: Daily Nigerian

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Aspirant, Atiku Abubakar has been reported worried over the ongoing Universities strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the opposition party claims that Atiku is worried that the crises is capable of affecting the future of Nigerian undergraduates.

The spokesperson of the party’s presidential campaign council, Kola Ologbondiyan, made it known in a statement on Monday that Atiku was particularly anxious about the deadlock between the FG and ASUU.

“Knowing the importance of education and youth development to national cohesion, stability, development and economic prosperity, Abubakar has already articulated a clear and practical roadmap towards resolving all issues hampering education in Nigeria in his policy document.

“Our candidate has made ample provisions for enhanced welfare packages, research grants, better teaching and learning environment as well as a strong synergy between the union and government towards a harmonious working environment.

“The PPCO therefore urges Nigerians not to despair but to continue to rally behind Atiku Abubakar in the all-important mission of rescuing our nation,” he said.

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