Students from various higher institution today began a long week protest in lagos aimed at forcing government to salvage public education in Nigeria. The traffic in ikorodu road in lagos was brought to a standstill as of the time of writing this report. The organizers of the protest say it is a kick-off to a nationwide campaign targeted at shutting down the nation.
The protesters say they are waging war against what they described as commercialization of education in the country. The march, organized by the Joint Action Front, also has, as participants, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, National Association of Nigerian Students, Concerned Students Against Education Commercialization,Education Rights Campaign, among others.