The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) and the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), have reversed themselves on new fees following a meeting with students’ leaders.
Students were shocked when the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) and Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) increased their tuition and administrative fees. At Unilorin, the 100 percent hike affected all faculties, but the amount to be paid by each faculty varies. The school described the increment as “slight adjustment”, urging students to comply with the development
However, Students’ Union Government (SUG) President Seyi Animashaun said no students would not pay.
The SUG leader said: “What we have woken up to is rather unexpected, shocking and challenging. This cannot stand. I have called an emergency meeting with all the Students’ Union executives and all faculties’ presidents. We shall release a comprehensive report after.”
Students took to Twitter to protest the increment and called on the management to revert to the old fees. Read more