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Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic Students Protests Shooting of Student in Eruwa


Students of the Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic in Eruwa, Oyo State, have staged a peaceful protests to condemn the shooting of a fellow student from the institution’s
Business Administration department by an officer of the Nigerian Police Force


According to reports, the student, Akinsuyi Samuel, was driving to Ibadan with his companions in their own vehicle on Friday when they were stopped by police officers. During the altercation, one of the officers fired a bullet through the passenger’s door, striking the student inside the vehicle.


The injured person was transferred from Awojobi Hospital Eruwa to Ibadan for proper treatment, and the Area Commander and DPO vowed to take care of the student’s medical needs.

Meanwhile, following the incident, the Area Commander, DPO, management of the institution led by Ag. Rector Dr. Gbade Akinteye, Students’ Union President of the institution, and other student activists from the state level conveyed a peace meeting.


The Area Commander and DPO informed the students that the said Police had been arrested and transferred to Ibadan, and that they would meet with him on Monday for identification. The police officers told the youngsters that the perpetrator will face justice because no good parent would be pleased with the incident.

The Ag. Registrar and Ag. Rector urged students to remain calm, stating that the situation is under control and that the institution’s management will appropriately handle the situation because an injury to one is an injury to all. The present administration’s top priority is the welfare of the student population.

The Ag. Rector said” we were not in town when the incident occurred but we rushed down here because of the love for our students and our primary assignment as management is to protect our students, the management is not happy and we are not going to sleep on the matter until the needful is done”.

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