Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Former ASUU president Festus Iyayi dies in a fatal road accident

Former President of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Dr. Festus Iyayi, was killed yesterday in a fatal auto accident in Lokoja, on his way to Kano state for a meeting of the National Executive Council (NEC) of ASUU where the union is expected to call off its four month old strike.

It's being reported that the convoy of the Governor of Kogi State, Mr. Idris Wada, rammed into the vehicle conveying Professor Iyayi and some members of the union to Kano. The university don who is also a popular writer, died on the scene while two other occupants of the vehicle were injured.

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