Adeyeye Olorunfemi, a 400-level student of Environmental Sciences of the University of Lagos was rusticated for four semesters over a Facebook post that he wrote that was critical of the University’s management and administrative incompetence. Adeyeye would again be arrested and detained, along with other student activists for attending a student mobilization/solidarity meeting on the 22nd of September, 2016. In a response to his arrest, the University’s Spokesperson said his recent arrest was as a result of his attempt to cause chaos in the school’s environs.
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University of Lagos (UNILAG) Campus Security Unit
The arrest and detention of Adeyeye Olorunfemi was carried out by UNILAG campus security unit. The rustication and eventual arrest and detention of Adeyeye Olorunfemi over a Facebook post where he severely criticized the administrative and managerial capability of the institution's Vice-Chancellor, as well other highly placed Academic members of the University community is an infringement of his fundamental rights of expression