By: Orifa Joy
Students of the University of Abuja on Monday morning stage a protest blocking Abuja – Gwagwalada highway, the main expressway into Nigeria’s capital city over the killing of their colleague.
The students alleged that a wreckless driver had killed a student while he ran over another four students who were seriously injured yesterday.
A student that was identify as a 200 level student from history and diplomatic department was found death yesterday in front of the University permanent site gate. According to source she was attacked by armed robbers so when she wants to defend herself by means of escaping she mistakenly ran to the road and was hit by a car.
The protesters blocked both entrance & exit sides of the highway since around 6am, causing traffic gridlocks on the ever-busy Abuja expressway.
They didn’t allow any vehicle to pass the highway but permit passengers to disembark from vehicles & gave them freeway to go about their daily duties.