Nigerian President Speech For Democracy Made University Students Revolts
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Nigerian President Speech For Democracy Made University Students Revolts

Lagos : Nigeria | May 31, 2012 at 5:18 AM PDT
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The students of University of Lagos [UNILAG] revolted against the change of name imposed on the school by president Goodluck Jonathan who made a speech on democracy day of Nigeria in Abuja, as the president decleared the old name of the school changed to Moshood Abola University [MAU], this is to honour the said dead hero of democracy in his past effort in Nigeria political ambition according to the president, well this is not in weel accordance with the rest of the school management bodies and especially the students.

The school management authorities of the said school claim to have not been consulted before any change of name emerged just like that by the president of Nigeria, even at this time when the school was going through a mourning period of their late Vice Chancellor Professor Tokunbo Shofoluwe who died shortly after a cadiac areest.The students bursted out massively as from three days ago till now to demostrate peacefully in protest against the changed name of their proud university in which they believed have nothing at this time to changing of a name that has been known over the years as a Pride of Lagos State.. And that they the students feared that this might even bring about an increase of their school fees.

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