By Goth Mohamed Goth
The Chancellor of Hargeisa University Dr. Abdi Hussein Gaas said ,he was dismayed by the actions of some of the students protest which rocked the learning institution earlier today said, “The Rise in tuition fees goes towards improving the quality of the teaching but what triggered the student protest is more than just the tuition fees.
Dr. Abdi Hussein Gaas stated that the university administration decision was due to rising administrative costs and the university has no other choice but to increase the tuition fees so as to meet the ever sky rocketing expenses.
Similar moves by the University admiration to increase tuition fees were been met with fierce opposition by students at the university at the end of last Semester, the university administration informed undergraduates about the changes.
Attempts to negotiate between the university administration and students failed when the angry students started to burn tires outside the university premises after the administration refused to back down from the proposed rise in tuition fees.
The minster of national planning Dr. Sacad Ali shire who is a member of the national committee for higher learning urged students to express their grievances in a peaceful manner and that the government is looking into the matter