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The Students Union Government of Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH Calabar, yesterday mobilized students of the school to protest what the students describe as ‘three days back to back robbery’ by suspected skolombo boys.
The students who gathered early at the SUG Secretariat, marched from there to the various hostels mobilizing students to join the growing crowd.
Lecture venues were also not spared as the students stormed the classes and stopped ongoing lectures with a hoard of students joining the protest to the Vice Chancellor’s office.
The Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Owan Enoh, received the students and while addressing them, he agreed with the students that incidents of robbery in the school have become incessant and also called on the state government to intervene urgently, “The issue is getting out of hand and the Government needs to intervene”.
The President of the Students Union Government of the Institution, announced that the examination for final year students which was scheduled to commence today, 27th May, 2016 will not hold because students ‘are not in the right frame of mind to write any exams’ until adequate security is guaranteed.