The administration of the Polytechnic, Ibadan has postponed the first-semester examination for the 2019/2020 academic session, earlier scheduled for October 12 to October 19, after some protesting faculty college students stormed the faculty environment on Monday, October 12.
The examination was to be written by the HND II faculty college students throughout the Faculties of Enterprise and Communication Analysis, and Environmental Analysis of the Polytechnic.
The aggrieved faculty college students took to the streets to specific their displeasure with the directives of the faculty administration to start examination upon resumption, which they talked about was unfair. In response to the students, they have been experiencing challenge in tuition value and a faulty faculty portal which has reportedly hindered them from registering for his or her first-semester examination. They locked out their lecturers and totally different members of staff from getting access to the faculty.
Consequent to the protest, the faculty administration decided to postpone the examinations to permit faculty college students, who’ve been unable to fulfill the registration and tuition value deadline to take motion.
The Registrar of the institution, Mrs. Modupe Fawale, directed faculty college students experiencing registration challenges to go to the accredited ICT services whereas encouraging them to observe all COVID-19 protocols.
Mrs. Fawale extra steered faculty college students to observe examination etiquettes as any sort of examination malpractice shall be sanctioned.