Olabisi Onabanjo University Students , OOU, are currently protesting in the state, demanding a reduction in their school fees. Ago – Iwoye, in their thousands have seized the entrance to the Oke–Mosan Governor’s Office, demanding 50 percent reduction in their tuition fee.
They are insisting they will not leave until the governor, who is said to be on his way to his office, addresses them.
The students were reportedly shot at and tear-gassed by soldiers this morning as they marched to the Governors office. After being tear-gassed, angry students started destroying public property. They had initially embarked on a peaceful protest, but turned violent after the teargas. Continue…
The students of the state owned school say they are not satisfied with the reduction, as it’s still too high and they want the new school fees to take effect from the current academic session.
See photos off the large crowd at the Governor’s office entrance……..