Another Nigerian university bows to pressure, reduces fees after meeting with protesting students
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Nigeria, Sept. 26 -- The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, (OAU) Ile-Ife, Osun State, has announced a reduction in the recently increased school fees for students.
A statement by the university's spokesperson, Abiodun Olarewaju, stated that the fee reduction was an outcome of hours of meetings between the university management and the students' union.
PREMIUM TIMES had reported how OAU joined other public universities to hike school fees in a trend that has attracted protests across some campuses.
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) also slashed its fees after students protested and the university met with the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).
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