Police Arrest 46 Students, Parents for Protesting AAUA Tuition Hike
Report reaching KikioTolu indicates that 46 protesting students and parents have been arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force for allegedly attacking conveys of some top government’s officials during the third day of the demonstration against tuition hike by the Adekunle Ajasin university, Akungba Akoko (AAUA).
The Ondo state police spokesman, Femi Joseph, while confirming the arrest said they would be charged to court.
Some of the students who spoke with Radio Nigeria alleged that police open fire and teargas on them near governor’s office at Alagbaka Akure during the protest.
However, the state Information Commissioner, Yemi Olowolabi insisted that the protest had been hijacked by politicians.