Following the death of the final year student of The Yaba College of Technology, YABATECH, who died on February 10, 2016, the school, on Tuesday, finally reopened for academic activities.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), correspondent, students were said to quietly troop into the school to sign their undertaking forms and begin exams. The correspondent noted that only the students with identity cards were allowed to write exams.
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As it was a five weeks break to mourn the dead student, actuiuvities in the school was a rush as so many students were seen hurrying off to their supervisors to submit their undertaking forms and female students queuing up to be allocated bed spaces in the hostel
Toyosi Adekanye, an HND I, Micro Biology student, who spoke to the correspondent showered praises on the college’s management for reopening the college, adding that she was more than ready to begin her exams. Toyosi, however urged the school’s management to provide basic amenities during the examination period.
I am happy to be back on campus because back home, there were so many distractions from reading.
I have filled the undertaking form and also collected my examination docket, everything is ready for the examination.
Mr Charles Oni, Head, Public Relations Unit of the College, who also spoke to NAN said the students welfare were paramount to the management and it has ensured that examination is conducted smoothly.
We love our students even if they pretend and do not acknowledge it but as parents and management, their welfare is very important to us.
Recall, YABATECH, was closed after students protested the death of a final year student, Comfort Dazan, whi had died due to inadequate medical facilities in the school.