KWARA STATE POLYTECHNIC (KWARAPOLY)

Kwara State Polytechnic Shut Down Indefinitely over Student Protest!


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The latest report reaching us is that on Tuesday, the Kwara State Government temporarily closed down the Kwara State Polytechnic, this was made known to the general public by the Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Alhaji Mohammed Lade.
According to him, the state government has to take this measure was to further stop students’ protest and to restore peace to the institution and some areas in Ilorin, the state capital.
A trigger-happy police corporal who was among the escorts of a bullion van on Monday in an attempt to make for right of way for the bullion van and the escorts, shot a first year National Diploma student of the institution, named Ahmed Dayo, on the leg.
The bullion van was said to belong to a first generation bank.
Following the incident, the students went on a the street protesting the shooting. Though the police managed to restore normalcy, but on Tuesday morning the students continued with the protest.

Alhaji Mohammed Lade stated that Ahmed Dayo (the guy shot on the leg) was not dead but was responding to treatment.
The Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Command, Mr. Agboola Glover-Oshodi, appealed to the students to remain calm.
He said the trigger-happy policeman had been arrested, adding that the law will take its course. (we hope the policeman has been arrested and we hope the law will take it course, but here in Nigeria, i do not believe anything is going to happened to the trigger-happy policeman), we only pray that Ahmed Dayo recover quickly to treatment.

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