The management of Kogi State University (KSU), Anyigba has requested for military patrol teams to help implement the ‘No School Fees, No Examination’ policy of the institution.
In a letter signed by the chief security coordinator of the institution, Major Adama (rtd), the Army patrol teams will “jointly operate with other security staff to provide conducive environment for the examination inform of show of force and intermittent campus patrols”.
This, according to Adama, is due to the fact that the management has directed that only students that paid their school fees and other outstanding fees will be allowed to write the semester examinations.
He noted that the policy is already “causing some tension on the campus”
Aggrieved students staged a peaceful protest against the institution’s directive on Monday morning.
The students, who took to the Idachaba Lecture theater, disrupted those writing Exam before returning to their various faculties of the institution to continue the agitation.
The first semester examinations started today and will end on August 30.