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Tertiary institution students in Ondo State under the auspices of the National Association of University Students (NAUS) on Wednesday blocked the busy Ibadan-Akure-Abuja highway in protest over the ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

The blockade caused heavy vehicular traffic along the highway as many heavy-duty trucks and passengers bus going to and fro Abuja, Lagos or Benin were stranded.

Motorists travelling to nearby communities along the highway resorted to taking alternative untarred route.

Former Student Union President of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Esedere Abraham, said the protest would continue until ASUU calls off the strike action.

Esedere stated that students should not be made to suffer for any problem between ASUU and the Federal Government.

Vice-Chairman of NAUS, Ondo State chapter, Shittu Folarin, said the students want to ensure this would be the last action by ASUU.


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