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Riot Breaks Out Between Federal Polytechnic, Bida Students And Indigenes


There is a riot currently rocking the Federal Polytechnic Bida, Bida Town as a result of a disagreement between locals and students of the institution.

Some group of students, probably kegites from the school went for a function in Minna and came back late on Saturday night.

There was an agreement with the driver who brought them back to Bida town to take them straight to the school but on getting into the town the driver took them to the Etsu Yahaya motor Park. When the students ask the drive that our agreement was to take us to the school, the driver respond was that it was too late and the students forced the driver to take them to the school, that amounted to query between the driver and the students.

On Sunday morning, some selected students went to Etsu Yahaya motor park to settle the issue and it resulted in arguments that broke out in fight between the rest of the drivers and students.

The students later went back to school premises to inform there colleagues who gathered themselves to go back to Etsu Yahaya motor Park to retaliate.

The students took a long walk from the Polytechnic into Bida town and destroy all shops and business on their way until the youths in the town then inform each other and block the students on their way which resulted into the fight.

It was gathered some students had lost their lives in the fight while others were seriously injured. Among the students who were stabbed are Omoba, a student Union presidential aspirant, other aspirants were also stabbed like the welfare. students were been heavily injured, some have fainted, 2killed already.

Police came around to settle the issue, sprayed tear gas, but still not calming the situation

The dead bodies and the injured were then taken to the FMC.

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