Disgruntled students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, in reaction to the ongoing strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities , have stormed the Ife-Ibadan express to protest the situation .
The protesters who pledged to carry on the demonstration till the Federal Government met their demands converged on their campus gate on Thursday morning and strode to the main road linking Ife to Ibadan.
The students displayed posters bearing various inscriptions like “Fund Education Now”, “Education is not a Scam” among others, as they chanted “End ASUU Strike”.
Concerned passersby also joined the demonstration .
The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, alongside the Minister for Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, had invited the leadership of the Trade Union Congress to a meeting in Abuja today with regard to the ongoing strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
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