As a result of incessant charges levied on Nigerian students at the University of Calabar, the Students’ Union Government executives led by Sen. Ugah James Ugah will embark on a 7days peaceful rally over incessant and indiscriminate charges of Nigeria students on campus.
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More so, in the earlier release by the Director of Information, Comrade Onigah Joseph, with reference number; SUG/PRE/021/091, the union clearly kicked against the exploitation of Nigerian Students on campus.
“The Union haven explored all other means of resolving the lingering, incessant and indiscriminate charges across the institution and the double taxation on all of us, it’s now glaring that, while as students sees the staff as role models for the purpose of mentorship into proper character and academic excellence, it is rather much more worrisome that those we see as mentors now sees us as a market for exploitation”. The release said in part.
However, the area targeted but not limited to are;
•The Main Library
•Faculty of physical sciences
•Faculty of Biological sciences
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More so, when having a conversation with some students leaders, they firmly stated that the demands is to “return all monies illegally collected from our students, and stop the threat to victimise those who don’t pay.”
Nevertheless, the rally point is solidarity point, Malabor, by 9am from Friday, 5th November, 2021.