Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro Academic Board at her 174th Emergency Meeting held on Tuesday July 21, 2015 deliberated on the students’ uprising which took place on Thursday July 16, 2015.
The Board after exhaustive deliberations set up a committee to look into the immediate and remote causes of the uprising and make recommendations to the Academic Board.
Consequently, the Board decided that: All academic activities remain suspended and students remain on recess until Management resolves all issues surrounding the uprising.
About Fed Polytechnic Ilaro
The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro was established by Decree No.33 of July 25, 1979. It was opened to students on November 15, 1979 on a temporary site provided by its host community, the ancient town of Ilaro, Ogun State. The first site of the Polytechnic was the premises of the Anglican Grammar School, Ilaro about half a kilometre from Ilaro township junction. The Polytechnic was on this temporary site till 1983 when it moved to its permanent site along Ilaro/Oja-Odan Road, about three kilometres from Ilaro township. It is also about 60 kilometres from Idiroko, a Nigerian Boarder town with Benin Republic. Ilaro town itself is an ancient town, land locked between Lagos and Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State. The Polytechnic occupies a total of 898.116 hectares land area on its permanent site. (More About Fed Poly Ilaro)