2 The president stated this when he met with the Chairman and select members of Pro-Chancellors of Federal Universities on Friday in Abuja.
3 He said that without necessarily going back on what was already established policy, “I will make further consultations, and I’ll get back to you.
5 Briggs said they came to meet with Buhari in his capacity “as President and Commander-in-Chief, as father of the nation, and as Visitor to the Federal universities.
He added that despite the pall cast by more than seven months of industrial action, “the future of university system in the country is good”.
9 He, however, asked for “further inching up of the salary, in view of the economic situation of the country.
The Pro-Chancellors also asked for a reconsideration of the No-Work, No-Pay stance of government.
11 They promised that lecturers would make up for time lost as soon as an amicable situation was reached, and schools reopened.
Minister of State for Education, Goodluck Opiah, said all the concessions made by Federal Government were to ensure that “the industrial action comes to an end, but ASUU has remained adamant.