Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu has called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency set up necessary measures to end the prolonged industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU, warning that the incessant strikes by the lecturers could lead to poor quality of graduates.
Kalu called on both parties to stop playing with the future of Nigerian youths who have been at home for over five months, reiterated that poor quality of graduates in the country, would lead to far-reaching implications for national development.
The former Governor of Abia State said the federal government should urgently take all necessary measures to open a realistic negotiation with ASUU to stop the strike and implement the signed agreements in the interest of the students, their parents, the education sector, and the country.
ASUU on February 14, shut down all public universities, protesting the inability of the Federal Government to implement agreements the two parties entered in previous years.
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