The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, has been shut on the orders of the authorities of the institution.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Students’ Union Government (SUG) has also been banned by management, with immediate effect.
The actions followed the violent protest staged on Friday by the students over alleged meddling of management in the affairs of the SUG, including alleged attempts to install its stooges as leaders of the students’ body during its election held on Thursday.
During the protest, the students had disrupted normal academic activities by blocking all the gates leading to the institution for hours, thereby hindering human and vehicular movement.
Some valuable facilities in the institution’s School of Engineering were also destroyed.
The institution’s Director of Protocol, Information and Public Relations, Mr Adeyemi Adejolu, in a statement issued in Ado Ekiti on Sunday, denied the students’ claims that authorities were interfering…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper