The Arewa Consultative Forum has expressed serious concern over the deteriorating educational standard in the country, especially in the north.
A communiqué issued at the end of its National Executive Council meeting in Kaduna welcomed the holding of an educational summit by Northern Traditional rulers.
The forum urged the Federal Government to come up with a marshal plan to revamp the education sector.
On the current strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the communiqué advised both sides to return to the negotiation table to resolve their differences.
The Forum called for peaceful political campaign and election.