Tuesday, 12 November 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Former ASUU President, Festus Iyayi Dies in Auto Crash

Former president of the Association of Senior Staff of Universities, ASUU, Dr. Festus Iyayi is dead. Dr. Iyayi died this morning in a car crash on his way to Kano to participate in tomorrow’s ASUU National Executive Council Meeting expected to declare an end to the over 4-month strike. ASUU President Dr. Nasir Fagge, who confirmed his death to newsmen, said the sad news was broken to the union a few hours ago. The professor died on a failed portion of a highway around Lokoja in Kogi state according to ASUU. Prof. Iyayi was president of ASUU from 1986 to 1988 when the union was then banned and the professor detained.

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