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Management of Osun State polytechnic, Iree of Friday 2nd of August 2019, announced the resumption of the full – time students of the institution slated for today as each student is being charged N10,000 as damages following their last protest that led to the closure of school.
This was contained in a press statement signed by the Registrar of the institution, Mr Busari Salawu, a copy of which was sent to newsmen in Osogbo, the Osun State .
Daily post had reported that the school was hurriedly closed down on June 1st 2019, following a violent protest by the students of the polytechnic against the death of a student who reportedly slumped and died after writing examination on May 31st 2019.
The students had accused officials at the polytechnics health centre Lackadaisical response to an emergency situation, claiming that the ineptitude of that medical personnel led to the death of the student .
It was later reported that several equipment and other property at the health facility were destroyed and many others were looted during the protest .
But the school has now re – opened for normal activities.
The statement reads : ” Following the approval of the Board of studies of Osun State polytechnic Iree on the reports of the investigative panel into the crisis of students of the institution, which led to the closure of the polytechnic about two months ago , Management of Osun State polytechnic, Iree has directed all the full time students who are currently on break, to resume today ( 5th of August 2019 )
However , ” Students are to pay reparation fee of Ten thousand naira only with a sworn affidavit from a court of criminal jurisdiction.
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