ABEOKUTA – In order to clear the rumours going around, the Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta has categorically stated that the convicted cybercrime fraudster, Olalekan Oladapo Ogunremi, was not their student as he claimed.
This became necessary due to various reports of some online media and newspapers that Ogunremi upon his arrest by security agency claimed to be a student of MAPOLY.
According to the Yemi Ajibola, Head, Public Relations & Protocol of MAPOLY, he reiterated that the institution does not offer Mechanical Engineering in Higher National Diploma programme as allegedly claimed in the report.
“We hereby wish to state unequivocally that the convict, Ogunremi is not our student. We also want to place on record that, we do not offer Mechanical Engineering in Higher National Diploma programme as allegedly claimed in the report.
“We did not have such name in our record, but the closest details in our record to the published name is that of a student who got admission in 2014/2015 academic session for National Diploma programme and did not finish due to poor academic performance, thereby, forfeited his studentship since 2017.
“The general public is requested to note that the culprit is not a student of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta,” he concluded.
Recent reactions have also trailed the incident on social media such as the one below by a concerned student of the institution as captured by NEWS FLAKES NG;