School fees hike: Kaduna varsity shut down

Kaduna State University has suspended undergraduate activities until further notice to restore law and order. 
The suspension did not however affect the postgraduate students from the various departments who are currently writing their examinations. 

College of medicine, faculty of pharmaceutical sciences and part-time programmes are also exempted from the indefinite suspension. 
Students of the university recently engaged in protest march to the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House, Kaduna to protest the hike in school fees by the Governor Nasir el-Rufai administration. 

Blueprint investigations revealed that the tuition fees which previously stood at N27,000 has been increased to N100,000 ahead of the new session by the Kaduna state government to enable the state provide basic infrastructures and teaching materials. 
The school management in a Special Bulletin on Tuesday signed by the Registrar, Samuel S. Manshop, said that suspension of KASU undergraduate academic activities will be indefinite. 

“The management of Kaduna State University wishes to notify staff, students and the general 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. Management will communicate any development,” the bulletin added. 

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