KNUST demo: Students seize security man's pot of banku on fire (Photo)

KNUST demo: Students seize security man's pot of banku on fire (Photo)

As earlier reported by YEN.com.gh, the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been closed down indefinitely.

This following a disturbing demonstration by some members of the student body.

According to the report, the closure was ordered by Ashanti Regional Minister Simon Osei-Mensah.

While reacting to the violence that erupted the regional minister explained that decision was arrived at after a meeting was held between the Regional Security Council (REGSEC) and the school authorities.

KNUST demo: Students seize security man's pot of banku on fire (Photo)

The demonstrators vandalised cars and other properties (Photo: YEN.com.gh)

The violence erupted when students demonstrated over a recent brutality meted out to students by security personnel at the University.

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The student body decided to boycott classes on Monday, October 22, 2018, as a way of registering their displeasure with happenings on campus.

It, however, ended in widespread chaos in some parts of the school as the students reportedly damaged some school properties including vandalizing the school's administration block.

But in all the chaos, there was a funny twist. Some students shifted from the focus of their demonstration and stormed the house of a security officer.

After storming the house, they seized a pot of banku, which was on fire and marched away with it.

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In a photo of the hilarious moment YEN.com.gh sighted on social media, two people said to be students engaged in the demo were seen carrying the pot of banku.

It is not known what the students did with the pot of banku but the hilarious photo has been trending since it surfaced on social media and has drawn some equally hilarious reactions.

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@jenniferabaamo said the demonstrators had to eat after all:

@_suck_it_up described the Banku as item 13:

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@sharkmellon1 agreed with @jenniferabaamo1:

@Djoctopus62 described the boys a as wild:

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Meanwhile, a former vice chancellor of the university, Dr Emmanuel Evans-Anfom has celebrated his 99th birthday in grand style.

Dr Evans-Anfom who served as the second-ever KNUST vice chancellor is credited with introducing the matriculation ceremony into the school.

Appointed in 1967, Dr Evans-Anfom completed his tenure in 1973.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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