UNILAG Postpones Examination Following "Bed Bug Protest" By Students
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has postponed its
forthcoming semester examinations following the
protest on Monday by students over bed bug
infestation in their hostels.
The examination which was suppose to be held
October 12th to 19th has been giving a one-week
According to the Deputy Registrar (Information) Mr
Olagoke Oke, the institution is working on changing
the bed bug infested mattresses and furniture and
fumigate the hostels.
He mentioned that plans are already at an advanced
stage to provide new mattresses.
However he stated, that the fumigation of the
hostels will not be feasible now since students are
still on campus and said that will happen after the
students have gone on break.
The Students Union Government appreciated the
steps taking by the management but advised that
fumigation should be done at least once a week for
a period of one month in order to ensure that the
bugs are totally gone.
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