UNIBEN students protest fees hike

The Student Union Government at the University of Benin, Benin City, is set to begin a peaceful protest against the school fee hike and charges by Council.

According to a statement made public on Thursday, the demonstration was to set off from June 12 Building on Thursday morning, at 7.00am.

The union is asking for a total reversal of increment in fees and charges including those affecting the just-admitted fresh students.

ANSA, Alliance of Nigerian Students Against Neo-Liberal Attacks, has been calling for a protest by students against the hike. Now that the student union has joined the campaign to get UNIBEN Council to reverse the hike, more are expected to troop out to protest against the hike today.

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