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Tuition Hike: Heavy Security Presence Disrupts UNILAG Students’ Planned Protest

 

There is a heavy presence of security operatives at the main gate of the University of Lagos where students were scheduled to protest on Wednesday morning over a hike in tuition fees.

Men of the Department of State Services (DSS), police and the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) were on the ground to disrupt the planned protest.

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As of 9:42 am, no student is allowed entry on campus as some students are seen hanging around the gate.

A student who spoke to Channels Television on condition of anonymity said they were dispersed with teargas this morning while trying to converge.

Oluwatobi Aworinde

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