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UNILAG Medical Students Protest Shortage of Power Supply

University of Lagos Main Entrance. Photo: The Cable

The Medical students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) were forced to protest over drastic shortage in power supply and the non-conducive living condition of the hostel.

According to reports, the institution came up with a memo showing the time the students should expect power supply, which should not pass mere three hours supply which made the students to protest on Saturday night.

The proposed power supply schedule is supposed to take off by Monday, 3rd of December and UNILAG medical students will be given one hour power supply in the morning and two hours at night.

The students marched round the campus, complaining of an inconducive environment for learning and as the time of this report, CAMPUSBIZ is yet to speak with the authority of the institution to know how the issue escalated.

Notice of Daily Power Rationing

According to the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Students of the College of Medicine and Faculty of Pharmacy of the institution will henceforth be having few hours of power supply daily.

According to the Cable News, A.O. Adeyemo, the principal assistant of the College of Medicine, made this known in a notice to the students on Friday.

“This is to inform all the students of the college of medicine and the faculty of pharmacy that with effect from the 3rd of December 2018, power supply in the hostel will until further notice be rationed as follows; Morning: 7am – 8am, Evening: 8pm – 10pm.
“The management therefore implores all the students for their understanding.”

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