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UNIBEN Students Protest Power Outage, Block Lagos-Benin Expressway

The main gate of the school is on a total shutdown whilst the demonstration continues.


Students of UNIBEN protesting over power outage on Wednesday, July 3, 2024.

 

Students of the University of Benin are staging a protest over a power outage that has been on for over three weeks and counting.

The students, who could not bear the resultant hardship from the outage any longer, decided to stage a protest on Wednesday morning by blocking the outbound route of the Lagos-Benin Expressway.

Before reporters were chased off by the protesters, some students who spoke to Channels Television behind cameras, said the stress has been unbearable.

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All vehicles are now having to continue their journeys only on the inbound route of the expressway.

The main gate of the school is on a total shutdown whilst the demonstration continues.