Lagos - Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA) has summoned the
Commissioner of Education, Yinka Oladunjoye, the management of the Lagos State
University (LASU) and the Students Union Government (SUG) over the students'
The students union government of the university had embarked on a peaceful
protest on Wednesday, Jananuary.22 over the closure of the university’s portal
by the authorities.
The alleged closure of the portal had
deprived the students from registering for the second semester examination.
Wahab Alawiye-King, Chairman, House
Committee on Education, Science and Technology, brought the notice to the House
at plenary on Thursday, under matter of urgent public importance.
Alawiye-King appealed to the school authority to reopen the portal for two
days, to enable the students register for the examination, so as to halt the
He said students were to commence the second semester examination two weeks
after resumption, but without the necessary registration, no student could
write the examination.
NAN reports that the issue generated a heated debate at the plenary, as the
lawmakers saw the issue from different perspectives, which almost resulted in
an open disagreement.
The Speaker, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, was compelled to call for a short
adjournment to enable the legislators resolve the issue at a parliamentary
Ikuforiji, however, announced the decision of the lawmakers to invite the
mentioned stakeholders to plenary, to brief the House.