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ASUU strike: NANS orders blockage of federal roads

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Following the extension of the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, for another 3 months, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has asked all its structures and organs to block all federal roads in protest against the continued shutdown of public universities in the country.

NANS urged the students to ensure the roads are blocked daily for at least three hours until the Federal Government resolves its impasse with the aggrieved lecturers.

NANS National Public Relations Officer, Victor Ezenagu, declared the mass action tagged ‘Operation Test Run’ on Tuesday during his appearance on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily.

“We are poised at ensuring that our campuses are reopened and as such, the instruction has gone out to all the 36 states and the FCT calling on all our structures to begin (the mass action) immediately, starting from today, by barricading and blocking every federal road, every road leading to the airports, and ensuring they remain on the street for at least three hours every day until the Federal Government does something as regards to settling their impasse with ASUU for us to return to our campuses,” he said during the breakfast programme.

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