The students of akanu ibiam federal polytechnic Unwana on 16th of August 2017, protested against the no school fees no exam policy of the school management which has led to most students not sitting for the 2nd semester examination.
The management of Polyunwana prior to the 2nd semester examination issued a memo on no school fees no examination stating that students who were yet to pay their 2016/2017 school will not be allowed to write the 2nd semester examination.
The school management implemented this policy, which has made even some final year students of the institution not to partake in the examination which started on the 14th of August 2017.
A final year students who identified himself as felix said that definitely in the course of their clearance they must pay their fees that the management should be considerate and understand their plight.
The SUG president, comrade Okoche Osim Lawrence while addressing the students told the students to be law abiding while on the peaceful protest.
They are pleading for management consideration to allow them write the 2nd semester examination.
The Rector, Dr Ogbonnaya ibe-enwo while also addressing the students appreciated their conduct while on the protest and also made it known to them that the examination slated for 16th oof August 2017 has been cancelled stressing that even those who were done with the paper for 16th August 2017 that it won’t be reckoned with.
Still speaking, he stated that the students should be allowed to partake in the examinations.