• SUG election to hold immediately Academic activities resume
The Management of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti had reaffirm the suspension placed on the Students’ Union Government (SUG) of the school will be lifted once academic activities resume.
The assurance was given when the Leadership of the Senate arm of National Association of Polytechnic Students, (NAPS), proactively swung into action after numerous calls from students.
The Senate president of NAPS, Dio Oghale Emeka Rex, in a release on his official Facebook page confirmed the Management said the SUG was only suspended as against the rumour it was banned.
He further said, the Rector gave his assurances that the suspension would be lifted immediately the school resumes academic activities.
THE RELEASE READS:
“The Leadership of NAPS Senate received in good fate the online calls for swift intervention on the ban placed on the SUG of FEDPOLY Ado-Ekiti.
“As a revolutionary in the scientific struggle of Aluta, to balance the online journalism, the Senate placed a call across to the SUG President who confirmed the story to be true but noting that it’s not recent as claimed and also the school is not on session now.
“On the other part of implementing the 3Cs of Aluta, the Senate also on a phone call reached out to the Rector of the institution (Dr Oladebeye).
Another Part of release reads, “on our conversation with the Rector, the following were noted and resolved,
- That the management didn’t ban students union, rather placed it on temporary suspension following the crisis during the SUG poll as sponsored by enemies of the polytechnic.
- That the outgone Senate President of NAPS who’s now the Incumbent President of NAPS Adekanbi Sunday has visited the institution on a fact finding in regards to it, and that the management will uplift the suspension when the institution resumes academic activities.
- That the management has never and is not planning to increase the tuition fee.
- That election will be conducted again as the management has not and will not set up a caretaker committee.”
The Rector went further to say as an alumnus of the school he knows better than anyone the school can not function effectively without the students’ Union Government.
“The Rector who appreciated the Senate Arm for investigating issues thoroughly noted that he’s also an alumnus of the institution and for any reason he can’t undermine students unionism as the management cannot function without the leadership of the students.
“He uses same vein to congratulate the newly elected leadership of the NAPS Senate led by my noble self as he stated that he has been following the the NAPS leadership transition that brought on board this current leadership and promised the unflinching support of the management team in building an egalitarian society through working in synergy.”
The Senate President also admonish all and sundry to maintain peace, as NAPS under the leadership of Come Adekanbi Sunday will make sure the Students’ Union Government is restored.
“It is on this note the Senate leadership appreciates all and sundry who are concerned in the welfare and wellbeing of our students and for calling us to duties, urge all most especially the students of FEDPOLY Ado to remain resolute and peaceful as we are committed in restoring the lost glory of unionism while the Senate uses this same medium to warn all students business men to stay off the walls of FEDPOLY Ado as the leadership of NAPS under the headship of Adekanbi Sunday will not hesitate to use all forms of drastic measures to deal with defaulters.”