Ibadan Polytechnic Shut down Over Insecurity

Obiajulu Joel Nwolu

Polytechnic Ibadan was shut down on Sunday over the rising spate of insecurity in Oyo State.

The public relations officer of the institution, Adewole Soladoye, in a statement signed by the registrar, Mrs Modupe Theresa Fawale, said it is to monitor the security temperature within the institution and its environment.

Fawale in the statement said all public activities including conferences, seminars, and workshops in the institution and its environs have been suspended.


The statement reads, “The Authorities of The Polytechnic, Ibadan have suspended all public activities including conferences and seminars and workshops in the Institution and its environment until further notice apart from the ongoing second-semester examinations.”

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Fawale, who is the Registrar and Secretary to the Council said the decision is part of efforts to monitor the security situation within the Institution and its environment.

The statement further disclosed that the decision is also part of efforts to curtail and monitor the continued Covid-19 precautions.

“By this, all Deans of Faculties, Directors, Heads of Departments, religious bodies, Students’ Union, students’ Representative Council, all staff and members of the public are to kindly abide by this directive which takes effect from Sunday, 27th of June.”

Source: SaharaReporters

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