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Nigerian Polytechnic Students Protest, Block Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

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A whole bunch of scholars of D. S. Adegbenro Polytechnic, Itori, Ogun State have blocked the Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway, inflicting gridlock.

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The protest led many travellers stranded for hours, Punch studies. 



Either side of the expressway had been blocked by the protesting college students.

Our correspondent gathered that the scholars had been protesting towards the administration of the college.

It was gathered that the scholars blocked the college gate, stopping the members of employees and lecturers from getting into.

An eyewitness mentioned the scholars didn’t enable anybody to realize entrance into the college, besides those that got here into the campus early.

It was learnt that the scholars had been protesting towards the college administration’s resolution to stop a few of their colleagues from taking examinations. 

In line with the scholars, the administration prevented a few of their colleagues from taking the examination on Tuesday for not having as much as 75 per cent attendance.

The Public Relations Officer of the establishment, Yinka Adegbite, confirmed the protest.

Adegbite mentioned the administration was making strikes to resolve the matter.

It was gathered that makes an attempt by the appearing Rector to calm the scholars failed as they shunned his pleas.

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