HAPPENING NOW: Gridlock, tension, passengers stranded as NANS block Lagos airport over ASUU strike (Videos)

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HAPPENING NOW: Gridlock, tension, passengers stranded as NANS block Lagos airport over ASUU strike (Videos)

Students under the platform of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) have stormed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos to press down their demands for the government to resolve the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike which has dragged on for almost seven months.

Recall NANS had earlier said it will ground activities at the local and international airports across the country beginning from Monday, September 18 over the lingering strike.

It said its decision to ground airports activities was due to the successes recorded in its road protest during which several highways were blocked.

The leadership of NANS, which spoke in Akure, the Ondo State capital, said the grounding of airports was to make the rich share in the pains of the students occasioned by the prolonged strike action.

Chairman, NANS National Task Force on ‘End ASUU Strike Now,’ Ojo Raymond Olumide, said students were tired of pleading with both parties to end the strike.

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