"I'm Leaving Everything Behind": Student Leaves Nigeria with His Savings to School in Togo over ASUU Strike – Legit.ng

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The over 6 months strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has forced a young lad to take the toughest decision of his life to continue his studies elsewhere.
Lukman Yusuf Alabi who was studying insurance at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria quit the program despite being in 300-level to study economics at the Institute of Advanced Study of International and Strategic Relations, Lome, Togo. (Iheris university).
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The 24-year-old took to LinkedIn to break the news with sadness as he shared some revelations about his background.
The Kaduna-based youth said he finally got admitted to study insurance at ABU Zaria during the 2018/2019 session after taking JAMB exams three times.
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Yusuf said he finished secondary school in 2014 but had to watch painfully people with lower scores in their JAMB get admitted.
But he eventually gave up on the Nigerian educational system as the current strike was the last straw that broke the camel's back.
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Yusuf said he painfully made the Togo switch. He expressed sadness about leaving everything behind to face the uncertainties that abound in Togo. He wrote:
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Speaking with Legit.ng's Victor Duru, Yusuf who sponsors himself in school revealed that he used all his savings for the migration. He also shared his challenges in the migration process.
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He added:
On why he stayed this long before making the switch, Yusuf said his fear of uncertainty informed his decision.
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He added:
Muhammod Onimisi MUHAMMOD-RABIU said:
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Adetola David Ayoola said:
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Yusuf Hammed Olalekan said:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian student had bid ASUU goodbye as he migrated to Turkey.
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An erstwhile undergraduate of the Federal University Otuoke (FUO) shared a video on TikTok announcing his migration to Turkey.
The lad heaved a sigh of relief as he would no longer continue to remain at home because of the ASUU strike.
The clip he posted showed how he got his passport, went to get his belongings on campus, got to the Abuja international airport and when the aeroplane took off. He also shared scenes from Turkey as he arrived in Esanyurt, a district of the Istanbul Province.

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