Tuesday 18 July 2023

Students protest in Osun, Block College Gate

               Demonstrative Image

The students of Osun State College of Technology (OSCOTECH), Esa-Oke have shut down the institution main campus, over an increased in convocation, transcript, and certificate fee among other demands.

The protest that begins at campus gate around 6am on Tuesday, left many Lecturers stranded, denied them access into the institution premises.

According to a statement credited to the Students Union Government of the institution, Co-signed by the SUG President, Akamo Bankole, PRO, Oyelade Aliu Oyedotun, General Secretary Aliu Yusuff Ayobami called on the Osun State government to avert the increment.

Parts of the demands of the protesting studentst listed as follows;

1.24/7 operations of College Clinic for every student and provision of adequate facilities in the clinic. Revert the increased Convocation, Transcript, and Certificate fee back to their previous amounts respectively.

Renovation of practical laboratories, and provision of equipment.

Effective operations of ICT facilities to the benefit of all students.

Prompt provision of car parks for students’ and lecturers’ cars/bikes.

Provision of adequate lecture hall for students.

Tarring of College roads and the illumination of our campus.

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