Photo of UniAbuja Students Protesting Hike in Tuition Fee, Others




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The the University , Gwagwalada, FCT has been asked to revert the tuition fee recently increased.

The students Monday staged a along the Nmandi Azikiwe International Airport Expressway and main entrance to the campus expressing disappointment over the hike.

The News Agency Nigeria reports that the students were also seen carrying placards with inscriptions kicking against alleged closure the portal meant for the payment fees and others.

Oladeja Olawale, the Student Union Government (SUG) President led the told NAN that major demands the students included reopening and extension fees portal to the end the session.

Others, according to him include scraping of late registration fee, and reduction fees ahead of next session and postponement of first semester examination from Feb. 8 to March 8.

Olawale said the expressway would be closed with the continuing till all their demands were met by the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na-Alllah.

Reacting, the Public Relations officer of the University, Habib Yakoob, said the would sit with the students union to address their demands.

NAN reports that the protest led to a serious gridlock along the expressway with and other road users spending hours before reaching their destinations.

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