The Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu campus Students were allegedly brutalized earlier today by soldiers from the 174 Battalion in Odogunyan, Ikorodu.
According to New Telegraph, many of the students including the the President of the Students’ Union, Dauda Lawal, sustained various degrees of injuries, as they ran for safety.
The union blocked the main road in front of the campus this morning, disrupting both human and vehicular movement following the commencement of a peaceful protest on the campus on Tuesday over the resumption of strike action by the institution’s chapter of the workers’ unions.
The soldiers, who were reportedly on patrol, dispersed the students violently by deploying their batons, belts and rifle butts because of the refusal of the students to eradicate barricades used to block the main road.
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