Students of University of Education Winneba, today, Thursday, 14th march, 2019 around 10:00am embarked on a demonstration to protest against the frequent suspension and sucking of lecturers. Also, to alleged the Vice Chancellor Rev. Prof. Afful Broni and Students representative council on embezzeling funds.
The aggrieved students embarking on a peaceful demonstration resorted to vandalizing school properties and literally anything they lay their hands on, cars parked on campus have been damaged including SRC newly purchased bus.
The newly purchased bus was set on fire, burnt to ashes, Notice board has been destroyed, junior common room and a lot of properties have been destroyed.
According to an eye witness, the intervention of the police worsen the situation when they fired gunshots and tear gas to disperse the students demonstrating.
Students affected by the tear gas and are currently receiving treatments were physically challenged students and asthmatic patients.
It is alleged that, a pregnant lady who is visually impaired lost her life through the explosion of tear gas.
The SRC has announced that, students must leave the school campus to their various homes by 6:00pm until further notice.