Ex- ASUU President Festus Iyayi Dies In Tragic Car Crash

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The ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike has claimed its biggest casualty as renowned writer, university teacher and activist Festus Iyayai died in a road accident on his way to the national congress of ASUU in Kano.

ASUU President Dr. Nasir Fagge confirmed his death to SaharaReporters. He said the sad news was broken to the union a few hours ago.

The professor died on a failed portion of a  Nigerian highway around Lokoja in Kogi state according to ASUU.