The Branch Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Dr Biodun Olaniran has said the union is against the commercialization and Privatization of Education in Nigeria.
Dr Olaniran said the union as is against the fee increment policy in the university. He added that as a body, the ASUU will do everything to ensure it kicks against it as the government has no plans for education. According to him, there should be proper funding of education which will be accessed by the poor.
Olaniran stated that the union is working towards the crisis and assured that very soon everything will be solved. He said the body will meet soon to lay it’s demands to the government. Olaniran urged the students to be calm as everything is under control.
The management of LAUTECH had on Tuesday announced the increment in the tuition fees of the institution from sixty-five thousand naira to two hundred thousand naira for indigenes and two hundred and fifty thousand naira for non-indigenes.