Thursday, 14 November 2013
Prof.Festus Iyayi’s Body Moved To Benin
The remains of former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Festus Iyayi, who died in an auto crash on Lokoja-Abuja road, while traveling to Kano for the union’s National Executive Council(NEC) meeting, were on Wednesday moved from Lokoja to Benin by his relations.
According to the Chief Medical Director, Kogi State Specialist Hospital, Lokoja, Dr. Paul Amodu, the late professor’s younger brother, led other relations to collect the corpse at about 12 noon, with an ambulance of the Federal University, Lokoja.
He added that the team also comprised officials from the University of Benin.
Amodu said that Iyayi was brought in dead to the hospital few minutes after noon on Tuesday.