Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro has suspended the President of the institution’s Student Union, Adegboye Emmanuel Olatunji for alleged involvement in cultism.
Adegboye Emmanuel Olatunji and another member of the Aiye (Black Axe) Cult group were apprehended local Vigilante Group in conjunction with Nigerian Police Force and the Directorate of State Security.
Olatunji was elected in December 2019 as the President of the institution’s Student Union.
According to the statement issued from the public relations department of the institution, the institution gives zero tolerance to cultism.
“This is consequent upon the foiling of the meeting of some cult groups from the neighbouring community, by the security architecture and network of the Polytechnic, the Local Vigilante Group in conjunction with Nigerian Police Force and the Directorate of State Security.
“Act suspension of Mr Adegboye is in line with the Act establishing the Polytechnic and the provision of the Students Handbook coupled with the Polytechnic’s zero tolerance to cultism, pending his appearance before the Students Disciplinary Committee.
“The Management, therefore, use this medium to reiterate zero tolerance for cultism and other misdemeanours on the campus and its environs.