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Students protest, tasks FG to end ASUU strike permanently

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The Nationwide Affiliation of Nigerian College students (NANS) on Tuesday protested in opposition to the extended strike by the Educational Workers Union of Universities (ASUU).

The scholars of their a whole bunch blocked the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway at Sagamu interchange in Ogun State, resulting in gridlock on the ever busy highway.

The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) stories that the scenario left many motorists plying the highway stranded with their passengers.

All entreaties to the aggrieved college students by motorists and commuters didn’t yield any end result as members insisted that they might not depart the highway till their calls for are met by the Federal Authorities.

Recall that ASUU had on Feb. 14, launched into an indefinite strike on the premise of insufficient funding of public universities, amongst different calls for.

The scholars held placards of assorted inscriptions and had been chanting solidarity songs, saying that they had been bored with staying at dwelling.

Additionally they insisted that the Federal Authorities ought to yield to the calls for of their lecturers for them to name off the strike.

In his reactions, Mr Abidemi Adeleke, NANS Chairman, Oyo State chapter, stated the scholars’ motion adopted the unresolved deadlock between the Federal Authorities and the college lecturers.

Adeleke stated, “The protest was as a result of lingering deadlock between the Federal Authorities and ASUU, which had defied all options.

“We wish the Federal Authorities to finish the ASUU strike completely, that’s the reason we’re on the highway protesting.

“That is simply the tip of an iceberg. We’re simply getting began.

“In the present day, we reside at Lagos- Ibadan Expressway, simply after Sagamu Interchange.

“And, tomorrow, by the particular grace of God, we will likely be at one other location, subsequent tomorrow the identical factor, till our voice is heard,” Adeleke stated

College students protest, duties FG to finish ASUU strike completely

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