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ASUU Strike: Protesting OAU students block Ife-Ibadan road

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Students from Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Osun State, took to the Ife-Ibadan express road on Thursday to protest school closures caused by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ongoing strike action.

ASUU Strike: Protesting OAU students block Ife-Ibadan road

ASUU Strike: Protesting OAU students block Ife-Ibadan road

The students who converged at their campus gate this morning marched down to the major highway which connects traveling from Ife to Ibadan and vice versa.

Newsmen gathered that the students, who converged under the aegis of the Fund Education coalition, vowed to continue the protests from today till their demands would be met by the Federal Go0vernment.

The students held placards bearing various inscriptions like “Fund Education Now”, “Education is not a Scam” among others, as they chanted “End ASUU Strike”. They equally seemed to be proceeding towards a major roundabout, the popular OUI roundabout at Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu.

The students were joined by some concerned members of the public.


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Newsmen had reported that the to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, alongside the Minister for Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, had invited the leadership of the Trade Union Congress to a meeting in today with regard to the ongoing strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

ASUU strike has entered 87 days today.

See some pictures of the protesting OAU students:

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