ASUU Strike: Sowore shows support, joins students’ protest at Lagos airport

0
367

Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (ADC), has joined Nigerian students in protesting the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUUongoing )’s strike. The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) had previously announced its intention to shut down all international airports due to the Federal Government’s failure to meet ASUU’s demand.

In continuation of their protest, students on Monday disrupted normal activities by blocking the road leading to Lagos International Airport before proceeding to the airport itself.

Students defied the heavy rain to block the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway in order to protest the indefinite ASUU strike that has lasted seven months.

Read Also: Kennedy Ibe, Imo Assembly Speaker Resigns

In a show of solidarity, the ADC Presidential candidate also joined the students.

While at the protest, Sowore said it was important for the students to intensify their action saying, “this is your struggle.”

The students who were happy at his show of support cheered him on.

He said, “I am a comrade and I remain a comrade forever, anything you need from us, let us know, but this is your struggle.

“Nigerian students delivered independence to Nigeria in 1960, after this, they hijacked it and started using it against us. Nigerian students delivered the democracy we have today in in 1999, but when they flog people, it is the same us that they flog.”

He urged drivers, traders and well-meaning Nigerians to support the students’ struggle.

Get every Post-UTM, Admission, List, JAMB, WAEC, NECO, and Schools Resumption Date, Breaking News on your WhatsApp Status Now - To join, click the links below.
Join Television Nigerian Whatsapp Now
Join Television Nigerian Facebook Now
Join Television Nigerian Twitter Now
Join Television Nigerian YouTUbe Now
Previous articleBreaking: Evans sentenced to 21 years in Prison for Kidnapping
Next articleBreaking: NDLEA Makes Largest Cocaine Seizure, Recovers Drug Worth N193bn In Lagos Warehouse

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here