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Senate President Bukola Saraki
Senate President Bukola Saraki

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has been mandated to wade into the looming crisis in the nation’s education sector following the decision of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to embark on a one-week warning strike, starting from Wednesday.

Barau Jibrin, a Kano State senator, raised the motion when the upper legislative chamber resumed sitting on Tuesday.

He said that it was important that the Senate intervenes in the matter in order to avoid a full-blown crisis.

The motion was supported by majority of the lawmakers who also mandated Saraki to lead the way in the dialogue between the lecturers and the federal government.

Recall that the National President of ASUU had announced that the union was embarking on the warning strike to protest government’s non implementation of agreements reached with the government since 2013.

Issues like improved funds for schools, university autonomy, improved welfare and many others.

They also want the President to scrap the use of the Treasury Single Account,TSA, for tertiary institutions, saying that the policy impedes the smooth running of the Universities.

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