Tayo AFOLABI

 

Students of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, have called for a well-established resolution of the feud between he Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government. for the benefit of the students.

Speaking with newsmen, Mr. Abiodun Ibiyemi, the President of the Students’ Union Government (SUG) of the university, said: ”We can no longer bear the brunt of the feud between ASUU and the Federal Government.

”We call for a well-established resolution for the benefit of the students.

”Our future is being challenged by a constant and lingering strike.”

On Monday, the students barricaded the Akure-Ilesa Highway, protesting the prolonged strike by ASUU.

The action of the students forced many motorists and travelers to be stranded.

The protesters blocked the highway at the main entrance of the Institution, chanting different solidarity songs and displaying placards with various inscriptions such as: “End ASUU Strike”, “Save our future”, and “Stop Toying with our Future.”

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