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LASU Students Shut Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway Over Increase In School Fee



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Protesting students of the Lagos State University, LASU, Tuesday shut down traffic along he Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway to protest the hike in tuition fees.

The students who demanded the Lagos state government to immediately revert the fee to N48,500 stopped vehicular movement for hours on the ever busy expressway.

The enforced fee by the state government are as follows:  Education/Education; N193,750,, Social and management science, N223,750; Law; 248,750, Communication/School of Transport, N238,750, Science N258,750;, Engineering, N283,750;,, College of medicine, N308,750.

University management had last week  directed all its students to proceed on recess with immediate effect.

Spokesman to the University  Kayode Sutton, told newsmen that the directive became necessary as a precautionary measure to avert any unfortunate incident on campus since academic activities were not in progress, following the strike by lecturers under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU-LASU chapter since May 20.

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