Furthermore, they claimed that they were asked to pay for the use of the conveniences which does not sit well with many of the students who feel that it is the duty of the authorities to provide them free for the students.
However, a research fellow in the university, Mr C.N. Uba blamed the situation on what he termed “system errors” adding, “build one thousand and one toilets and conveniences, some students will still prefer to do it the other way round”.
He, however, reminded the school authorities that the health of students should be paramount as the poor sanitary condition of the institution is unacceptable.
Attempts to speak to the Dean of Students’ Affairs failed but a staff said efforts were being made to provide more conveniences as she defended the token fee ofN10 charged each student to use the conveniences saying that they are used by the attendants to purchase disinfectant for the conveniences.
Speaking on the issue, the secretary of the Students Union Government (SUG), Comrade Maxwell Anorue assured that the SUG was working in tandem with the authorities to provide enough conveniences for students as it was one of the major items in their election manifesto.