Osun State Polytechnic, Iree is on shut down after students of the institution destroyed some properties at the school’s medical centre.
According to multiple reports, an HND 1 student of Applied Science, identified as Aminu Sheu fainted Friday afternoon after he finished his exam.. and was reportedly rushed to the school’s medical centre at about 3:40 pm.
Reports claim that the staff of duty allegedly told the students who brought him to the clinic that the clinic had closed for the day.
Before they could locate a nearest hospital, the student died. The death of the student brought out the students on Saturday morning to protest the manner at which the school’s clinic handled the matter. In the course of the protest, it was alleged that the clinic property was destroyed, some documents and vehicles parked at the clinic premises were set ablaze.
In a statement by the Media Relations Officer of the school, Tope Abiola on behalf of the school’s registrar, Barrister B. M. Salawu, the institution urged all students to vacate the school premises with immediate effect.
The statement reads,”This is to inform the general public that Osun State Polytechnic Iree has been closed down. As a result of this, all students are to vacate the school premises with immediate effect.”
The deceased has been put to rest last night according to Islamic rites.