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Pandemonium as MAPOLY students take to the streets

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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  .


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