Many people were helpless as angry students blocked their way to Lagos airport due to the ASUU strike.
By: Yusuf Mathew O.
Nigerian students threatened to close Lagos’ Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA) on Monday morning after a continuing strike by ASUU.
On Monday, members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) blocked the road from Lagos International Airport along the Oshodi-Oworonsoko highway, causing severe traffic congestion.
Students sing and dance while holding multi-letter posters denouncing the seven-month strike started by ASUU.
However, it is known that students do not have access to the airport terminal.
An airport spokesperson said: “The international airport is blocked by traffic jams, including air passengers. The students sang a song of solidarity and cars blocked the way to the terminal. At 7 a.m. today, the siege of the area began.”
It was also reported that the President, Muhammadu Buhari and the Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo has jetted out of the country.