The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Lagos State
chapter has stated that the reversal in the school
fees of the Lagos State University by Governor
Babatunde Fashola was not done in the interest
of the people.
DailyPost reports that Fashola penultimate week
slashed the school fees from between N180, 000 and
N350,000 to N25,000 after continuous protests by students.
However, the Publicity Secretary of the Lagos PDP,
Mr. Taofik Gani, while reacting to the development,
described it as a “desperate move by the All
Progressives Congress-led government to retain
power next year after years of mismanagement.”
His words, “We are more than convinced that the
reversal in LASU school fees at this point in time is
politically-induced and it is more of politics than in
good faith. It is just unfortunate that Lagosians are
suffering from a man they gave their votes to.
“It shows that Fashola did not mean well for the state.
Everything he does is for pecuniary interest.
Isn’t it curious that the reversal came after his party had lost
in Ekiti State and was about to contest again in Osun?
“The commendation should go to the students and
not Fashola. He should apologise to those who have
not been able to go for their National Youth Service
Corps programme because of the three-year trauma
that he put them through, and now he is suddenly