KASU suspends undergraduate academic activities indefinitely after students protest fee hike

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By Wisdom Deji-Folutile

The Kaduna State University on Tuesday announced the suspension of academic activities for its undergraduate students indefinitely.

KASU Registrar, Mr Samuel Manshop, disclosed this in a statement in Kaduna.

Manshop, however, did not give any reasons for the suspension.

However, recall that undergraduate students had protested the hike in school fees from between N24,0000 and N36,000 to between N100,000 and N400,000.

The students had in widespread protests demanded a reversal of the new school fees.

The registrar said academic activities would continue for postgraduate programmes, college of medicine, pharmaceutical sciences and part-time programmes.

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The statement read, “The management of KASU wishes to notify staff, students and the public that academic activities for undergraduate students have been suspended indefinitely.

“Postgraduate programmes, college of medicine, faculty of pharmaceutical sciences and part-time programmes are to continue with their activities.

“Staff are also expected to report to work as usual, while management will communicate further developments.”

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