27 Nasarawa poly students arrested over protest
No fewer than 27 students of the Isa Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic, Lafia, Nasarawa State, have been arrested in connection with the Thursday protest against the closure of the school’s registration portal by the institution.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Bola Longe, who was in the entourage of the state governor, Mr Abdullahi Sule, revealed this shortly after the governor inspected the level of damage caused by the angry students on Friday.
He said, “The command has so far apprehended 27 students in connection with the protest. Only those found to have been actively engaged in the violent protest will be sanctioned.”