On this day 23 sept. 2021, A member of  Rapid Response Squad.(RRS) forcefully engaged a student of Abia State Poly in a sexual assault, this inhuman act exhibited  by a law enforcement agent  lead to a peaceful demonstration by the students of Abia State Poly which resulted to chaos  and Shooting of fire arms by the RRS on unarmed  civilians.          

 This is indeed a shameful and impeccable act done by an officer of the law who are supposed to protect the  lives and properties of Nigerian citizens.

 This government officials has done more harm than good to the citizens of this country,  rapid killings of we the leaders of tomorrow, unnecessary harassment of youths and now raping girls to death.

 What is this country turning into how are we supposed to feel safe in the hands of this barbarians under uniforms. GOD SAVE NIGERIA.


Abia Poly students protest alleged rape by police, non accreditation

Protesting students of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba yesterday brought academic activities to a standstill as they took over the Aba- Owerri road protesting the alleged rape of three female students of the institution by policemen attached to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), in Aba.

This is even as the students also protested the non accreditation of the Civil Engineering department of the Polytechnic.

Some of the placards displayed during the protest include; “Say No to Rape”‘, “Sell this school and give us our money back”, among others.

The students of the Department of Civil Engineering lamented that they are being given certificates bearing Department of Building on graduation and urged the Abia State government and the management of the Polytechnic to expedite action to accredit the department to enable them graduate with certificates bearing Civil Engineering.

On the alleged rape of students by RRS operatives ,the students stated that three female students residing at a Lodge near the Aba North council headquarters were raped and taken to an undisclosed hospital in the area.

The students lamented that some personnel of the RRS team have been sexually assaulting them at their Lodge.

While addressing the protesting students, Rector of the Polytechnic, Prof. Kalu Osonwa, explained that he got information that the RRS men were assaulting students.

He vowed to ensure that no student is sexually harassed and promised that the management of the Polytechnic will look into the complaints, including the non accreditation of the department of civil Engineering.

Efforts to get the reaction of the Police Public Relations Officer,Abia State Command, Geoffrey Ogbonna, was unsuccessful as at the time of filing this report. 

BY :Ugochukwu Amajuoyi


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