DUT students get access to prayer meeting where Nzimande is expected to speak

2016-09-29 20:21
DUT protest (Picture: Supplied)

DUT protest (Picture: Supplied)

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Durban - After initially being denied entry, a group of more than 40 EFF students, many of them from the Durban University of Technology (DUT), were allowed to enter a prayer meeting that Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande is scheduled to speak at.

The prayer meeting is hosted by the Alliance of Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches at Durban's International Convention Centre (ICC).

The event was advertised as a prayer meeting for the current student crisis.

Organisers initially told students at the entrance only SRC members would be allowed attend. But after promising to "not go political" students have been allowed entry into the sparsely-filled venue.

Police presence was high with metro police and public order policing seen at the venue.

It is unclear if Nzimande will join the prayer meeting as expected.

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