How ASUU strike turned me to A newspaper vendor ― Student


How ASUU strike turned me to A newspaper vendor ― Student
Thomas Kehinde

By Boluwaji Obahopo

A 400L Computer Science Student with the Federal University Lokoja, (FUL), Thomas Kehinde has decried the prolonged strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), insisting that both the academic body and the government are playing games with the lives and future of Nigerian youths.

Kehinde in an interview with our correspondent on Wednesday said the ASUU strike has turned him into an emergency newspaper vendor just to survive with the harsh economy of the country.

Kehinde, a native of Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State said that his parent fed from hand to mouth just to see him through school; in a bid to pursue his academic dream of becoming a great computer scientist, and the strike has dashed his hope of graduating.

“My hopes of graduating from the University from a four years course this year has been dashed by the tussle between the Federal Government and the Academic Union.

“I decided to venture into…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper