UNIBEN Students Protest Increase In Fees, Senate Shuts Down School:
Hike in Fees and Charges at the University of Benin
The Student Union Government at the University of Benin, Benin City, has issued a notice calling all students at the university for a peaceful demonstration against the hike in fees and charges by Council. The demonstration is 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. Photos of official notice attached.