|Illustration photo: Protesting student|
According to Punch two students of FIDEI Polytechnic, Gboko in Benue State were killed during students protest which clashed with policemen and suspected hoodlums on Wednesday.
This is as another student was said to have been hospitalised and two policemen injured in the clash while properties worth millions of naira were destroyed.
The crisis was said to have broken out in early hours of Tuesday and ran through Wednesday evening.
An eyewitness told our correspondent that among the properties destroyed were the school bakery, bursary, ranch and pen house.
The PPRO also said 21 persons had been arrested in connection with the crisis.