20th September, 2012
No fewer than 14 students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun, have been expelled for their roles in the crisis in the Students’ Union Government (SUG) elections .
A statement signed by Mr Sulaimon Adebiyi, the Public Relations Officer of the institution, on Wednesday said the authorities of the polytechnic also proscribed the SUG.
“The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, has proscribed the Students’ Union of the Polytechnic and expelled 14 students for their roles in Tuesday’s crisis.
“This development becomes imperative following the disruption of the Students’ Union Election, held on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 on the campus.
“The disruption led to the cancellation of the election by the Students’ Union Electoral Committee, which was endorsed by the management.
“While assuring parents and students of peace on campus, the management, hereby affirms that the second semester examination will commence on Sept. 24, 2012,’’ the statement said.
The management advised the expelled students to leave the polytechnic immediately.