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College students’ Union election suspended over violence

The administration of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, has suspended till additional discover the College students’ Union election over violence that broke out between two teams.

This was contained in a memo signed by the Dean, College students’ Affairs, Dr. Oluyemi Omotosho (Jnr), the place the college administration famous that the College students’ Union election wanted to be suspended as a result of violence attributable to the campaigns.

The varsity administration acknowledged that the choice to drop the election was made after it reviewed the safety scenario on campus and the way it impacted the Ede neighborhood.

The assertion reads, “When the ban on politics was lifted on March 21, 2022, by ISEC, all people hoped for a violence-free election till two presidential aspirants, Akeem Kabiru Olawale (Kaybright) and Edward Ayodeji Michael (Edward) commenced their campaigns on March 24, 2022.

“The 2 teams clashed and violence erupted, resulting in critical accidents on many college students. A cutlass welding supporter was caught after utilizing the cutlass to injure one pupil and one other pupil with a gun was apprehended.

“The administration reviewed the safety challenges within the Federal Polytechnic Ede campuses and Ede neighborhood and took the next selections;

“That the 2021/2022 SUL election is hereby suspended till additional discover when the safety challenges enhance to forestall the lack of lives and properties.

“The arrested college students who might be concerned in prison actions must be investigated.

“College students have been directed to begin making ready for his or her second-semester examination commencing from 4th April 2022.”

In the meantime, the incumbent President of the College students’ Union, Adekunle Jimoh, acknowledged that the administration didn’t contain the Union when the choice to drop the election was taken.

He acknowledged that he can be assembled with the college’s administration on Monday to make sure the suspension is lifted, whereas advising that the aspirants concerned with the violence be disqualified.

“I shall be assembly the administration on Monday. The administration can not due to what occurred cease the election. We’re going to have our election.

“As a substitute of stopping the election, the 2 aspirants concerned within the violence must be disqualified,” Jimoh acknowledged.


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