• May 20, 2024

Police teargas, disperse protesting UNILAG students

 Police teargas, disperse protesting UNILAG students

By our Reporter

The Lagos State Police Command detachment has dispersed students who converged in front of the University of Lagos over fee hike protest.

The operatives fired teargas to disperse the students.

A student solidarity group against fee hike was leading the protest in collaboration with the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).

They are protesting the astronomical fee hike at UNILAG.

UNILAG management in July 2023, increased fees citing “prevailing economic realities” as a reason for the hike.

It was observed police had stationed their patrol vehicles with their operatives along strategic routes leading to the varsity.

With placards carrying different inscriptions, the protesters also chanted anti-government songs.

Two protesters Femi Adeyeye and Philip Olatinwo and other two were taken away in the police van.

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