The management of Kwara state Polytechnic ,Ilorin has reacted to a report of civil unrest, rioting and breach of the peace in the two campuses of the institution.
A statement signed by Ajibola S Jimoh,Deputy Registrar, Information and Publication said the clarifications became germane, in other to dispel the on-going rumour that the institution is engulfed in civil unrest and Students uprising. In fact, all students who were yet to complete their first semester examinations before the Covid-19 lock down, are all back on campus and sitting for their remaining papers.
“It suffice to clarify that a major electricity spark occurred yesterday in one of the cafes located directly opposite the gate of the main campus, which made people who were around the place to scamper for safety. The electricity fault that caused the spark was later repaired by owners of the cafes and normalcy has since been restored around the area, and this did not happen on the campus.
“The management of the Polytechnic is hereby assuring members of the public and the students populace to go about their normal business as there is no any breach of the peace in and around the two campuses and examinations are currently going on smoothly” the statement added.