Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU)

Asuu Update: Union Postpones Call Off, NEC Meeting After Iyayi’s Death

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Just as we predicted some few hours ago that the demise of the ex president of Asuu, professor Iyayi might prolong the lingering ASUU strike.
As we already know, the former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Festus Iyayi, died on Tuesday morning (12th November, 2013) in a car crash on Lokoja-Abuja Expressway.

According to the report, Prof. Iyayi was returning from a meeting in one of the Northern ASUU chapters when the ugly accident occurred that claim his life instantly.

He was in company with some ASUU leaders and they were said to be returning from Kano where they sought the views of members on ending the four-month-old ASUU strike.

The current report reaching us is that his death has led to the postponement of ASUU‘s executive meeting, which was slated to hold today, Wednesday (13th November, 2013) to decide whether they should call of their four-month old strike or not.
More details to come…

Nigerian Universities will not be re-opening again until the NEC meeting holds, as at the time of writing this report, new date of the next NEC meeting has not been fix.
So, Nigerian Students, ASUU Strike continue till further notice….
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