Thursday, November 14, 2013

Iyayi’s Kinsmen Demand N50bn Compensation From Kogi Governor

The Late Dr. Festus Iyayi
The Late Dr. Festus Iyayi

The Onojie of Ugbegunland, hometown of former President of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Professor. Festus Iyayi, in Edo State, HRM, Samuel Obade I, and his people, are demanding a compensation of N50 billion to be paid to the immediate family of the late professor by the Kogi State governor, Captain Idris Wada. The community in a letter dated November 13, to the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Abuja, on the death of its son in an automobile accident with the governor’s security details, called for a thorough investigation for Nigerians to know the actual cause of Iyayi’s death.
This came as eminent Nigerians, including the supervising Minister of Education, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, continued to lament the untimely and tragic death of Professor Festus Iyayi
Also, Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, described late Professor Iyayi as “a man who gave his all in the struggle and led by example.”

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