Students of Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, have blocked the Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene highway in Abia State, following the crush to death of an articulated vehicle by a trailer.
The 400 level female students died after the trailer developed a brake failure and crashed into her by the road side on Sunday night.
The students who blocked the expressway, blamed the accident, partly on the failed portion of the expressway.
Governor Ikpeazu had directed the immediate repair of the road, while appealing to the students to leave the road.
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