Otukpo residents protest high cost of tuition fees at FUHSO

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Residents of Otukpo in Benue, on Monday morning, took to the streets to protest the high cost of tuition fees and denial of appointments and employment to indigenes at the Federal University Health Sciences Otukpo, Benue State.

The protesters who staged a walk around the Otukpo township and the temporary site of the institution lamented the high cost of tuition at the school and the deliberate refusal of the management to employ indigenes of the community in an institution located in their ancestral home.

Residents who carried placards and chanted songs, said their children and wards are equally denied admission into the university.

FUHSO is a specialized university established to make education in specialized fields easier and more affordable

 

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