Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Just In: (ASUU strike) NEC conference suspended indefinitely Due to Iyayi's death

The National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has been suspended indefinitely. The meeting was initially scheduled to hold at Bayero University, Kano, on Wednesday, nevertheless the ASUU National President, Nasiru Fagge, has revealed it has been postponed.

The reason behind its suspension is due to the death of Professor Festus Iyayi, who was a former president of ASUU. Iyayi died in a vehicle crash allegedly brought on by the convoy of the Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada on Tuesday, while travelling for the NEC meeting.

Several members of the executive council from various universities from all over the country, were already in Kano for the meeting, where these were expected to deliberate on the resolutions of varied chapters of ASUU, on if the strike must certanly be called off.

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