Aaua Protest day 3; Police Arrests 46 Students/Parents for Peaceful Protest

Report reaching our news desk indicates that 46 protesting students and parents have been arrested by men of the Nigeria police for allegedly attacking conveys of some top government’s officials during the third day of the demonstration against tuition hike by the Adekunle Ajasin university, Akungba Akoko.

Confirming the arrest, the state police spokesman, Femi Joseph said they would be charged to court.

Some of the students who spoke with Radio Nigeria alleged that police open fire and teargas on them near governor’s office at Alagbaka Akure during the protest.

However, the state Commissioner for information, Yemi Olowolabi insisted that the protest had been hijacked by politicians.

Source: Radio Nigeria, 102.5, Akure

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s