Report reaching us has it that students of the University of Port Harcourt, presently staging a protest over the hike in their fees by the school management.
The students also accused the school management of deliberately ignoring the problems confronting them. The students said they are against the school’s new policy of ‘no fee, no examination.
During the protest the students barricaded the East-west road, preventing vehicular movements on the highway, thereby causing gridlock which lasted for several hours as bonfires were also set at many spots on the expressway.
Academic activities at the University of Port-harcourt have been grounded following protest by students of the institution.