The management of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree have announced the immediate closure of the institution till further notice on Saturday, 1st June, 2019.

The decision of the management was as a result of the protest staged by some students of the institution over the death of one Mr Sheu Aminu Hammed, an HND 1 student of Applied Chemistry in the institution.

The deceased was said to have slumped while writing one of his paper for the second semester examination.

Sources, however said the protesting students have destroyed the school Health Centre as well as some medical equipment and stage a protest on the school premises over dissatisfaction with the poor services received by the dying student at the institution’s health centre before he was referred to another hospital in Iree town where he gave up the ghost.

In a circular released by the management of the institution and signed by the Registrar, all students are to vacate the school premises with immediate effect.

By: Gbolahan Latinwo

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