Thursday, 25 August 2016
CRISIS:FIDEI POLYTECHNIC SHUT DOWN
The institution’s authority subsequently cancelled the examination. Angered by this, the students allegedly regrouped and embarked on massive destruction of the school’s properties. When contacted, the Rector of the institution, Ugo Abah, said he was on his way to the Police headquarters, Makurdi, to make a formal complaint. In reaction, Police Public Relations’ officer, ASP Moses Yamu, said, “Miscreants and students overpowered policemen during a peaceful protest in the school, injured two police officers and damaged six vehicles, one belonging to the police.” Yamu said 21 persons have been arrested so far.