Police operatives shoots at UNILAG students protesting increase in school fees, arrest 3
A source stated that police operatives after disrupting the peaceful protest also arrested an activist, Philip Olatinwo and two other protesters.
Officers of the Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police Force opened fire on University of Lagos (UNILAG) students and National Association of Nigerian Students members who were protesting against a fee increase imposed by the school administration.
The lawless police operatives after disrupting the peaceful protest also arrested an activist, Philip Olatinwo and two other protesters.
The NANS had on Tuesday informed the police of plans to hold the peaceful protest on September 6, 2023, at the University of Lagos.
NANS had warned the Department of State Services not to prevent students from exercising their rights to protest, saying it is a universally recognised human right. But in an update, it was learnt that the police had disrupted the protest, shooting at the protesters and arrested some of the students.
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“Update: @activistfemi, Philip Olatinwo, and two others have been arrested by @PoliceNG after shooting at Unilag students protesting over fee hike,” a source said.