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By Daud Olatunji
ABEOKUTA – Pandemonium broke out Wednesday in Abeokuta, the state capital when some students of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic,MAPOLY,Abeokuta took to the streets of Abeokuta amidst sporadic gun shots.
The students were reportedly protesting the alleged plan by the management to rig the Students Union Government Election held on Tuesday in favour of its candidate .
Some properties including official car of Deputy Rector, Mr Lekan Famuyiwa, security vans were allegedly destroyed by the aggrieved students while one security officer was attacked, shortly after the election was annulled midway by the management.
The students who took to the streets in the state capital , made bon-fires in various places prevented motorists from passing the Passenke, Oke-Ilewo, Sodubi and Oloke for hours.
There were sporadic gun shots by the protesters, but were chased away by men of State Security Service SSS, who had laid ambush for them when they got to the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Secretariat, Iwe-Iroyin in Oke-Ilewo .