Heavy Protest As Kwara College Of Education Shuts Down Indefinitely
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on October 20, 2022
Students of Kwara State College of Education Ilorin on Wednesday went on a rampage following the failure of the management to conduct the examination.
The protest, which resulted in the burning of tires, both inside, and outside the campus, as well as on major streets of the Sawmill area in Ilorin, led to the destruction of the school’s properties, including vehicles.
Speaking in an interview the Deputy Speaker of the now-proscribed Student Union of Kwara State College of Education Ilorin, Comrade Ibrahim Sulyman said the student went on the protest because of the failure of the management to conduct an examination for the students.
It was gathered that members of the College of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) had earlier in the day met not to participate in the examinations as a protest against non-payment of their one and half months old salary arrears.
Meanwhile, the Kwara State Government has now ordered the closedown of the school, following the protest by students.
Speaking in an interview, the Provost of the College, Doctor Jimoh Ayinla who described the attitude of the students as barbaric, explained that the issue between the management and the union caused the delay in the conduct of the exams but was later resolved amicably.
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