Festus Iyayi’s Death: UNILORIN ASUU Blames Federal Government on Poor Roads

Academic Staff Union of Nigeria Universities(ASUU), University of Ilorin, Kwara State chapter, has said that the death of former national president of ASUU, Professor Festus Iyayi, in a ghastly auto crash, has further showed the state of the nation’s roads.

Professor Iyayi was killed on Lokoja-Abuja road on Tuesday, by the convoy of the Kogi State governor, Alhaji Idris Wada.

In a statement by the Unilorin ASUU, signed by its chairman, Professor Wahab Egbewole, and made available to journalists in Ilorin, on Wednesday, the union also described the incident as unfortunate, considering the mission of the affected victims to resolve the ongoing strike action of the union with the Federal Government.

“The incident showed the situation of bad roads in Nigeria which had continued to claim lives of many Nigerians. It is high time the Federal Government rose up to this ugly situation of the nation’s roads to reduce calamities in people’s home in the country”.

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