Following the bloody demonstration by angry KNUST students, some celebrities in the industry have also reacted to the brutality and demonstration on social media.
The University authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi bargained for more than they expected with their new policies of restricting and controlling the students who are considered mature in every sense of the word.
What was supposed to be a peaceful demonstration and a boycott of lectures by the students of the KNUST led by the school’s Student Representative Council (SRC) President, Kelvin Sah turned into a full violent agitation.
At least 20 students including an alumnus of the university who was arrested and put behind cells at the KNUST police station on Monday were cautioned an released today following the indefinite closure of the institution.
Musician Mr. Eazi who happens to be a past student of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) reacted to the violent Demo which took place today.
Trying to get enough info as possible on what is going on in my uni KNUST, for now i urge students led by the SRC to makesure protests are peaceful & non destructive so that the purpose for demonstrations will be clear and precise!
— NewMixtapeIn17Days (@mreazi) October 22, 2018
Joselyn Dumas also shared her sentiment on the ongoing demonstration
My dear KNUST students, violence is not the best way to vent your anger. I understand your frustrations but please cease the destruction of properties and allow the Police and the authorities in charge to handle the issue and restore calm. #KNUSTcrisis. pic.twitter.com/aUcBvKk9y5
— JOSELYN DUMAS® (@Joselyn_Dumas) October 22, 2018
Read this: Aboude buys Shatta Wale 24 karat gold chain
The police in KNUST instead of supervising the demo are firing LIVE bullets on to students by order from the V.C
Are we going to wait till students die then we create foolish hashtags & send thoughts to families?
Mention any news site or leader to see this! ??
— DKB #KnustVCmustGo ??? (@dkbghana) October 22, 2018
What is going on at #KNUST ..?? Why are students being brutalized..?? What’s going on In this country..! EVERYTHING IS CHANGING!! ??
— EFYA (@EFYA_Nokturnal) October 22, 2018
Meanwhile, authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology ordered an indefinite shutdown of the university. The school authorities in collaboration with the Ashanti Regional Security Council also imposed a dawn to dusk curfew on the students.
According to the authorities, the students are to vacate the campus by Noon tomorrow 23rd October.