Protesting university students at the Lagos Airport over prolonged ASUU strike
Vehicular movement is at a stand still at both the local and international airports in Lagos as the National Association of Nigeria Students, NANS protest the continued stay at home of students due to the Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU strike.
All access roads into the airports have been condoned off by the students around the hajj and cargo terminal, the road leading into the International airport terminal.
They defied the morning rain and chanting solidarity songs to register their anger over the failure of the Federal Government and ASUU to reach a truce on the demands of the lecturers.
The once busy airport roads and toll gates are deserted, the usual hustle and bustle that characterized the airport environment is absence.
Staff and workers of the various agencies and companies at the airport cannot access their offices, students of the airport secondary school are also affected.
Many air passengers are currently stranded on the roads.
Security agencies, the police, Civil defence corps are on ground to prevent the break down of law and order.
Currently, the once chaotic traffic situation on Mondays in the Lagos metropolis has been compounded by the protest as it has extended to Ajao Estate area to Oshodi, local airport to ikeja under the bridge, the Agege motor road, spilling over to other roads linked to these areas.