Happening Now – OAU Students Protest State of Education in Nigeria
Students of Obafemi Awolowo University are on
the streets of Ibadan, protesting the dwindling
educational system in Nigeria as the country
celebrates its 55th Independence anniversary.
The students gathered at Iwo Road Ibadan and
are marching to the Oyo State Government
House, Agodi, Ibadan reports Citizen Lukmon
President of the students union, Omotayo
Akande, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to
implement the 26% education budget as
recommended by UNESCO in Nigeria.
“The dwindling educational system in Nigeria is
alarming and our Educational facilities is
becoming rotten daily, we say no to this and beg
for the Federal government to inculcate the 26%
Educational budget instead of the 8%”.