College students protest hike in school fees in Benue

STUDENTS of College of Agriculture, Yandev, Benue State, on Wednesday, took to the streets to protest hike in their school fees.

The protest forced the management of  the institution to shutdown the school indefinitely.

Protest  erupted on the campus around 10.00am over what some students termed “outrageous” increment in their tuition fees and called on the management to immediately revert to old fees.

It was gathered that the managment had increased the tuition fees by 100 per cent, the decision which the students described as ‘satanic development.

Consequently, the school managment shut down the institution, according to a circular with Ref. No. AOCAY/REG/OFF-28/1/ titled “Closure of School” signed by the rector of the school, Dr Ahemen Samuel and posted round the school, the management asked the students to vacate the premises of the school yesterday, (Wednesday), by 2.00pm.