PHOTOS: Heavy Security Presence At Unilag Gate

Arms-wielding-policemen were on Wednesday, spotted outside the University of Lagos, Akoka, ahead of the planned student protest scheduled for today. 

Earlier, members of the National Association of Nigerian Students announced their plan to protest against the recent hike in tuition fees in the school on September 6. 

According to PUNCH stricter measures were taken before the school's staff could gain access into the premises.

Police fire tear gas at protesting UNILAG students, arrest two 

During a protest against a fee hike at the University of Lagos Junction, two students, Femi Adeyeye and Philip Olatinwo, were arrested by the police and placed inside a police van at the scene. The protesters were met with tear gas fired by the police, causing many students to disperse in fear.

In a distress message, Femi Adeyeye explained that the police had mobilized officers from various stations to the protest site. Another protester named Bayo also reported the use of tear gas by the police and confirmed that Femi and Philip were still inside the police van.

Efforts to reach the state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, for comments have been unsuccessful as he has not responded to calls and text messages.


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