Thursday, June 13, 2013

Uniuyo Riots

A peaceful protest earlier yesterday was conducted by the students to complain about the transportation problem they were having at the school.The free buses given by the management of the school to students boarding from main campus to permanent campus for lectures had to pay N100 daily.
  The security officials tried to stop them from gaining access to the Vice Chancellor, the students therefore retaliated by throwing stones at the security officials and blocked Ikot Ekpene road .The security officials had no option but to call for back-up. The police who were supposed to come and calm the situation fired shots at the students, allegedly killed one, injured three.
The supposed victim has been identified as Kingsley a 200 level student of the department of zoology .
The school has been closed down till further notice 

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