Tension was reported to have engulfed the Federal University Of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) community as students took to streets protesting exorbitant increments in school fees by the management of the institution.

According to sources from the university, the protest which has led to the closure of the institution till further notice saw to the damage of University properties like  Senate building, ICT Centre, and Diamond Bank sited inside the school premises.

The SUG President of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTOW), Comr. Ezenwa Obinna has formally addressed an open letter to the Governor of Imo State, over the state of FUTOW/POLYNEK road, which he said is traumatic.