After Two months of its constitution, the Four-Man Committee of Inquiry set up by Ondo State Governor, Barr. Rotimi Akeredolu to to look into the immediate and remote causes of the violent protest that rocked the state -owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, has submitted it’s report and recommendations.
Arije who described the destruction and vandalism by the students as unacceptable noted that one can hardly believe that students could be so callous to destroy their own future.
According to the C’ttee Chair ” the destruction was massive and wanton especially the Information Communication Technology, ICT centre, am very sure that it will take some time to restore.
We’ve made our recommendations for the governor to consider “.
Governor Akeredolu who noted that the properties destroyed according to the committee worth over N168 Million Naira insisted that the students will pay for the damages to the last kobo in order to serve as deterrent to others.
” I list expected any set of people , even students who are expected to appreciate the tools of learning to have decided to destroy what is meant for their interest.
Whatever it will take, the Students will definitely pay. It’s either they pay or they don’t want to go to school again “.
Akeredolu affirmed that those students arrested, their trial will be completed and those found culpable will face the wrath of law.
Akeredolu added that the report will be contentiosly looked into .
“We will look at the report, we will then meet with the governing council and the inquiry committee to know the amount of reparation to aportion to each students; Akeredolu said “.
Recall that the inquiry Committee is Chaired by Pastor Oyekan Arije while Engineer Akintunde Aminu and Comrade Francis Falohun are members, and Mr. Olufemi O. Moyinolorun served as Secretary
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