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Management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has assured students that the hostels whose owners recently hiked rental fees have been identified and are being talked to for a possible reduction.
Students on Friday, July 16 staged a peaceful protest to press home demands for the hostels to reduce their rents.
According to the students, some of the hostel owners have increased their fees by as high as 90 percent.
But a statement issued by management of the Kumasi-based university on Friday said those hostels are not part of the Private Hostels Association (PHA), whose members review rental fees in collaboration with the university