Tension As Protesting Students Block Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

Protesting students of D S Adegbenro Polytechnic, Itori, Ogun State have blocked the Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway.

Akelicious understands that the students were protesting against the management of the school for not allowing their colleagues to write exams.

It was gathered that the students blocked Both sides of the expressway, and the school gate preventing the members of staff and lecturers from entering.

The protest led to traffic gridlock, leaving so many travellers stranded for hours.

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An eyewitness said the students didn’t allow any entrance by anybody, except those who came into the campus early.

According to the students, the management disallowed some of their colleagues from writing the exam on Tuesday for not meeting up to 75 percent attendance.

The Public Relations Officer of the institution, Yinka Adegbite, confirmed the protest to The PUNCH.

Adegbite said the management was making moves to resolve the matter.

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It was gathered that attempts by the acting Rector to calm the students failed as they shunned his pleas.

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