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OOU students go on rampage over 12 deaths

30 June 2015, 10:41

Abeokuta  - A large number of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) students on Monday vandalized items worth millions of naira belonging to a plastic factory, reports The Nation

The angry students also vandalised the company’s office reception, and  threatened a repeat assault next week if the Federal and state governments do not bring to book, those whose inability to obey and implement traffic rules cost the lives of 12 OOU students.

The incensed students  also cordoned off the Sagamu – Ilisan stretch of the Lagos – Ore expresway  a spart of their protest.

This led to  commotion and  traffic gridlock as motorists caught unaware struggled to make a detour in order to escape lest they incur the wrath of the incensed students.

Also read:Pressure group support Ogun students' fee demands

Stones and other objects were hauled at two trucks carrying containers driving on the expressway.

The Student Union Government’s President,  Adegbesan Adenola, said  that the students are demanding immediate payment of N10million naira compensation for each of the dead students.

Adenola said the money should be paid to the each family of the victims within seven days by the company – Selplase Ltd.

Read more at The Nation

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