Shortly after 8 students of the Lagos State University (LASU) who were involved in one of their protest on Tuesday were arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate’s court for alleged breach of public peace by Police, LASU students in their hundreds yesterday at about 3.00pm matched to the Governor’s office and barricaded the entrance with two BRT buses and some other vehicles they came with.
They lay their beds on floor and set up traditional cooking stove where they cooked beans for themselves and sang solidarity songs.
The private security men at the entrance quickly locked up the gate preventing them from entring and alerted police officers attached to Area F police command who rushed to the scene to forestall any damage to government’s property.
The Student Union President, Comrade Nurudeen Yusuf, in an interview said the peaceful protest was a citizen’s right as enshrined in the constitution. He also urged the Governor to meet their demand and reduce the tuition fee, as they would not relent in their struggle and also demanded the immediate release of their fellow students who are in cell.