A student of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) identified as Peter Ofurum who is also the Faculty president of Management Sciences, (pictured above) was reportedly shot dead during a protest by the students yesterday over the increment in school fees and the new “no school fees-no examination” policy of the school
The students claim that police officers brought in to maintain law and order, fired gunshots which hit the deceased, killing him on the spot. Angry students started destroying school properties and that of resident lecturer in protest of his death. The school has been shut down hitherto.
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