Tue. May 17th, 2022

Academic Staff Union of Universities.

Members of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, today blocked major roads in some cities in Oyo, Edo and Ondo States.

Reports from these areas say this was done in protest against the prolonged Industrial action by Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, as a result of several failed negotiations with the federal government.

According to the report, while protesting students of the University of Ibadan blocked the school’s entrance those from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, barricaded the major road along Ogbomoso.

In Edo, students of the University of Benin, condoned off the Benin-Auchi-Ramat Park axis of the State Capital, while in Ondo, Students of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, barricaded the Akure-Ilesa Highway.

The demonstrations came a week after NANS leadership declared a mass action tagged, operation Test Run, in all thirty-six States and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

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