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BREAKING: LAUTECH Students Lock Campus Gate Over ‘Victimization’ Of Students’ Leaders

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Students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, have shut the institution’s gate to protest the the suspension and expulsion of some students’ leaders.

They were said to have trooped out en masses from their various residences to the campus gate as early as 7 am.

The protest was led by the leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS,  in collaboration with National Liberty Vanguard , NLV, NAUS and other students bodies.



Workers and students are being prevented from gaining access into the institution as examinations starts today.

The protesting students want the immediate reinstatement of the ‘victimized’ students.

LAUTECH had last week suspended and expelled 13 students that included a son of former secretary to the state government of Osun, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti.

A lecturer who spoke to OYO INSIGHT on the condition of anonymity explained that “the protest is because of the expelled student that are on their final year. They want the school to allow them write the final exams,” adding that since the case is already in court and the affected students are all in the final part, their colleagues want them to be allowed sit for examinations and wait for the court pronouncement.

Efforts to get the reaction of the students union government president, Oluwaseun Laurel, proved abortive.

Laurel was said to be unable to calm the protesting students 

However, there is another version of why the students locked the campus gates. “It is likely based on the proposed increase in tuition fees,” she said.

OYO INSIGHT had reported how the institution’s management planned to increase tuition fees by over 100 per cent.

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