Uniben student union President, with four others have been rusticated from the school.


According to reports, the management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), has rusticated five of its students. For allegedly leading a protest against increase in various fees in the institution.
Three of the student were rusticated for one academic session while two others were rusticated for two academic session.
They were said to have led other students on a peaceful protest on November 24, 2017, after the institution’s authority had increased the said fees.
Names of the student that were affected are,  the Students Union President, Osamudiamen Ogbidi, Justus Aidenagnon, Innocent Momodu, Goodnews Ehiabhi and Benjamin Majekodumi.
It would be recalled that the students who staged the protest during the institution’s convocation ceremony were stopped​ by security personnel.
UNIBEN’s Public Relations Officers, Michael Osasuyi, however said the students were rusticated over misconduct.

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