Ben Poly Students Protest Hike in Fees

By: 
Ali Adoyi
Date: 
8 Feb 2016

Ugbokolo in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State is literally on fire, following an ongoing protest by Students of the Benue State Polytechnic. The students have remained on the street since Monday morning to protest the abnormal increment of their school fees.

DAILY POST gathered that Governor Samuel Ortom-led government recently increased their school fees by hundred per cent to the chagrin of the students who have stated that the increment was politically motivated and that the aim was to ”de-literate’ the Idoma Nation.
The state government in a commemorative ad idem with the Governing Council of the Polytechnic increased the tuition by (over) 100%.

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