Benin - Protesting students of the University of Benin, (UNIBEN) set ablaze a bus belonging to the state government in retaliation to the demolition of official quarters in the university allegedly by the state government, Vanguard reports.
Students of the university and members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), have been expressing their grievance against the state government over the demolition of 18 property given to the university during the Ogbemudia-led administration in the state.
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The demolition was said to have been carried out on Monday night allegedly on the orders of the state Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, without prior notice.
They also accused the government of disrespecting the court over the disputed property, located on Edo Osagie Avenue in the General Residential Area, Benin, which they said was pending in court.
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- News 24