The National Association of University Students, NAUS has threatened a nationwide mass protest against the recent hike in in tuition fees in tertiary institutions and government schools across the country.
NAUS Chairman and National Deputy President, Eruobami Ayobami and Babalola Daniel, made this known in a statement titled “Warning Against Tuition Fee Increment”.
It could be recalled that the management of the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State has reportedly increased fees for undergraduate students in the institution.
This was contained in an issued statement dated July 20, 2023, by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, UNILAG branch, following a meeting with the top management staff.
The students of the institution previously paid 19,000 naira, but the management has fixed new fees at 190,250 naira for students studying Medicine, while for courses that require laboratory and studio, students are to pay 140,250 naira.
The association warned that the students would not hesitate to stage a protest against any enactment on tuition increment.