Missing former ASUU president found in Turkey airport

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Abuja, July 2023 – The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) says a former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dipo Fasina, popularly known as ‘Jingo’ who was earlier declared missing has been found in Turkey.

The former ASUU chair was said to have been missing since Saturday, July 1.

In a tweet, NIDCOM said on Sunday that Fasina was found at the Turkey airport and would be on his way to Nigeria on Monday.

NIDCOM commended Nigeria High Commission in Turkey for the collaboration to locate the scholar.

“The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, in collaboration with the Nigerian High Commission in Turkey, has successfully located Prof Fasina, who went missing for a few days at Istanbul Airport, while connecting on a flight back home.

“Mr Fasina, 76, was travelling to Algeria when he was said to have missed his connecting flight from Istanbul, Turkey.”

“A big thanks to the Nigerian Ambassador to Turkey who immediately sent officials to the Airport to physically locate him in the very busy and huge Istanbul Airport.” (GBN)

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