Students Protest Forces Polytechnic Ibadan to Postpone Exams


The Polytechnic Ibadan on Monday announced the postponement of it first semester examination for the 2019/2020 academic session in the institution.

The examination was initially scheduled to begin today, (Monday, October 12, 2020), but information gathered by EDU CARE NEWS, indicated that the examination has been postponed owing to students protest over their inability to complete their registration.

Registrar of the institution, Mrs Modupe Fawale, who confirmed the postponement, stated that management took the decision “to enable students who were unable to meet registration and payment of tuition deadline to do so.”

Mrs Fawale, also said, the examination has been shifted to next week.

“Students are to also note that examination etiquette are sacrosanct, hence, any student involved in examination malpractice will be sanctioned.

“Equally, any student caught with phone and smart watch will be suspended from the institution and the materials will be confiscated.

“Students are expected to observe all COVID-19 protocols, including the use of facemask, and those who failed to abide shall not be permitted to take part in the scheduled examination.

“As earlier informed, students facing registration challenges are to go to the accredited ICT centres for solution.”

It would be recalled that the Polytechnic Ibadan had on Friday, October 2, announced the resumption of academic activities for the conclusion of it first semester 2019/2020 academic session which began on Monday, October 5, 2020.

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