The latest report reaching us has it that an HND1 Accounting student named Tawakalit died on Saturday last week after a collision between a motorcycle which she boarded with a tipper along agbale road at the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun state.
This later developed to Ede indigenes versus students riot Many students got injured while the lorry was set ablaze by the aggrieved students.
Different weapons ranging from bottles, cutlasses, fetish objects were freely used by the indigenes to attack the students. All the students of the school have to sleep inside the campus for fear of midnight attacks.
Securities including soldiers, SAS, SSS, vigilante and policemen were later drafted to the scene of the incident at late hour around 12am. The situation on ground now remain calm but every student is still on the look out for reprisal attack by the indigenes.
2nd semester examinations have just been concluded today the 15th of April,2014. The school opted out of the ASUP lingering strike march 3rd to conclude the 2012/2013 academic session which started on November 12th, 2012. The Federal Polytechnic, Ede will re-join the ASUP strike on Wednesday, 16th, April 2014.
Adedeji Adelaja Adewunmi reporting live from the Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun state.