Nigeria, Jan. 18 -- Tunde Balogun, a 200-level engineering student of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) in Ondo State, would visit the university campus after ten months of being at home.

The university, like other schools in Nigeria, has been shut since March 19, 2020, following government's directives that all schools nationwide be closed due to the deadly coronavirus in the country.

Few days after the closure of schools, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) began an indefinite strike over the federal government's decision to withhold the salaries of its members who defied the order of government to enrol on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll System (IPPIS).

On July 13, 2020, the presidential task force ...