Outrage as Gbajabiamila Resumes U.S Varsity Amid ASUU Strike, NLC Protests


Some Nigerians on Twitter, Tuesday, expressed displeasure as the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila resumed in a university in the United States of America despite the lingering strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

The academic activities in the government-owned universities have been put on hold in the country since February 14 when lecturers boycotted classrooms.

In a development to rally support for the striking lecturers, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) began a two-day protest across the country over the failure of the federal government to meet the demands of the union.

Gbajabiamila had on Tuesday tweeted via his verified Twitter handle, @femigbaja that he had gone back to the Harvard Kennedy School.

“Back to class. In a leadership course @havard @Kennedy_school. Forget the number of grey hairs, one is never too old to learn.”

Reacting to his post, Nigerians expressed displeasure, anger and frustration as Gbajabiamila seen in a poise with a White man in one of the photos posted alongside the tweets.

Meanwhile, LN247 learnt that it was the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase that presided over the House in a plenary session on Tuesday.

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