Protesting UNILAG Students Shut Down Campus Over Hike In School Fees

By 09:46 Fri, 06 Jun 2014 Comments

Report reaching wapBaze.con news desk has it that Students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have join their counterpart to protest against tuition fee hike.

Unilag Protesting Students grapevine gathered that, the Students blocked entrances to the school this morning, preventing vehicular movements in or outside of the campus in protest against tuition fee hike.

It was learnt that, The students are protesting against the sudden imposition of course registration fee.

The protesting students claimed the management shut the school portal against registration and began demanding for N10,000, which again increased to N15,000 and N20,000 progressively in the last few days..

One of the protest leaders told newsmen that poor technical capability of students’ portal and the attitude of the personnel at the institution’s IT center caused delay in students registration for a new semester.

The students are singing protest songs, accusing the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Rahman Bello of corruption.

They said the ban on their Students Union, since 2005 will not hinder them from protest action against oppressive policies of the school management.

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“If they do not immediately re-open the portal for registration”, one of the protesting students said, “this will be a springboard to demand lifting the unacceptable ban on the students’ union government.”

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