University of Nairobi students unrest due to fee increment has raised alot of concern among many people especially the institution's vice chancellor broke silence about it today.
According to some parents and students the fee had been increased by 120% with sources within the institution saying that accommodation fee was hard hit by this new changes.
Students within the single room mostly those in 3rd year or final year will pay a total of Ksh 21,525 per semester from the initial Ksh 3150 while those in rooms shared by four students will pay Ksh 15,120 from the initial Ksh 2,730.
According to information covered on Facebook shared by Jalango website, the students claimed that when they inquired why fee was increased, the VC would tell them, " if you don't have money study in TVETS or if you cannot afford UON go to KU or Moi.
However, the VC Stephen Kiama has openly said that the fee increment reported does not greatly affect the continuing students but the incoming students will pay the new amount after changes Citing that the amount these students payed in high school is even higher than the University fee.
Thousands of netizens took to social media to comment on the VC statements. Here are some of their comments.
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