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LASU fees returns back to N25 000

08 August 2014, 13:15

Lagos - Governor Babatunde Fashola  brought smiles to the faces of the students of the  Lagos State University (LASU)  on Thursday when  he reversed  the school fees  back to the original amount of  N25 000, reports The Nation

 Also read: LASU students protest fee hike at governor's office

Fashola made the announcement at the grand finale of the 19th convocation of the institution.

Fashola praised the maturity of LASU’s students’ union during the protests against the increase of fees to between N193 000 and N350 000.

Also read: LASU students vow not to pay tution fee

The student union sent a position paper to the Lagos State government asking for a reduction on the hike of the school fees, but the Fashola led administration only made a reduction of between 34 to 60 per cent.

Also read: LASU students protest over fee hike

The students continued in their unrelenting protests for weeks, disrupting school activities, demanding that the school fees be reverted to the old rate.

Governor Fashola finnaly gave into their demands when he made the announcement during the convocation.

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