Following the closure of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado- Ekiti (Ado Poly) on the heels of the protracted students’ rampage of October 7, which left several property of the institutions destroyed, the polytechnic will reopen for academic activities on November 20.
As a condition for the reopening of the institution, the students are to pay N20,000 each as reparation for the damage done to the school property. The decision was taking at the emergency meeting of the Academic Board, held on November 7, at the Conference Hall of the institution.
TheBoard, whichconsidered issues relating to the students’ rampage said the resumption of all students, except those on SIWES, has been slated for Monday, November 20, 2017, while all students, including those with outstanding “carry-over courses are to pay a mandatory reparation fee of N20,000.
According to the Registrar, Mrs. S. O. Adediran, a payment platform had already been created and students are advised to observe some procedures by visiting the polytechnic website and student portal.
Apart from evidence of payment, each student, according to the statement, is expected to bring along a sworn affidavit to be of good behavour throughout the period of their studentship; a letter of Indemnity from their parents/sponsors/guardians.
However, students should note that payment of school fee and reparation fee are conditions for resumption. “All students should proceed to the bursary after payment of reparation fee for authentication, while examination for all students (except SIWES) would commence on November, 27,” the Registrar added.