College of Education Gindiri Plateau State closed down indefinitely, as one student killed

Breaking News: College of Education Gindiri Plateau State closed down indefinitely, as one student killed

By Pam Musa
The Management of the College of Education Gindiri, Mangu Local Government of Plateau state has on Thursday close down academic activities in the School indefinitely, following students protest, which claimed the life of  a student and properties worth millions of naira also destroyed.

Investigation revealed that the students had embarked on a protest demanding for the released of the identification card and also  cancellation of a National Health Insurance Scheme NHIS Policy which they claimed to have paid to the school, but whenever the approach the school clinic the management still as them to pay another money.

Our correspondent gather that during the protest, the students on rampage burn down the school Clinic and also damage several cars belonging to staffs as well as destroyed doors and windows of the Administrative buildings of the institution before the arrival of the security.

Public Relationship officer of the School Mrs Elizabeth Aboreng who spoke to viewpoint on a Telephone call disclose that the students from NCE Two class had protest the released of their ID card by the school management and later took laws into their hands by burning down properties in the institution including the school clinic and Ambulance.

“The Management of the institution has close down the school indefinitely, Because the students of NCE two had issues of Identification Card which was not released to them, but the made the Acting Provost Mr Cornelius Ka-ankuka and he resolved that the ID Card was to be made available today, but surprisingly today the students went on rampage without waiting to collect the ID cards and burn down two ambulances belonging to the school, burn down the clinic and also destroy staffs cars” she said.

However information gather that in the midst of the protests, one student was alleged to have been hit by a stray bullet and died on the spot.

When contacted, the Plateau State Police command, Public Relations officer, DSP Mathias Tyopev , confirmed the incident and said he is expecting details from the Divisional Police officer of Gindiri, Mangu LGC of the state.

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College of Education Gindiri Plateau State closed down indefinitely, as one student killed

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