By Najibu Mulema

Angry Makerere university students carrying written on charts, mattresses, boxes have been arrested in Kampala today by police for demonstrating against the closure of the university.

Last week on Tuesday, President Yoweri Museveni passed a directive ordering the immediate closure of  Makerere  University following staged strike by the students who were demonstrating against the lecturers refusal to teach due to non payment by the university council.After the closure every student was ordered to vacate the university premises as well as the surrounding hostels.

Prior the closure, lecturers under their umbrella Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) had laid down tool not until the university council pays them their incentive arrears amounting to shs 28 billion.

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