Abeokuta - Authorities of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has shut down the institution following the students violent protest.
According to a press statement issued by the management, students are expected to vacate the school before 6PM on Thursday and proceed on a week mid-semester break
The protest is reported to be as a result of the alleged insensitivity of the school management and the police over alleged incessant attacks by hoodlums at hostels.
During the protest, which turned violent, two policemen were said to have been injured while a student was said to have been shot but this was denied by the police
Meanwhile about 34 persons are said to have been arrested by the police in connection with incident, the Public Relations Officer, Oyeyemi Abimbola, however said that those found culpable would be made to face the music.
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- News 24