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Abia Poly SUG Condemns Hike In Prices Of Commodities By Campus Vendors


January 14, (THEWILL) – The Students Union Government (SUG), Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, has frowned at the hike in the prices of commodities on campus by vendors and canteen operators.

The SUG warned canteen operators to desist from selling food above the SUG official price regulation of N300 per plate, except for some special dishes.

The Students’ position is contained in a press statement issued on Friday by the SUG Director of Information & Publicity, Godswill Chinecherem Okoro.

The statement jointly signed by Chief Judge of the Students Union Government, Akandu Chima, the Speaker, Oya Harrison Onyekachi and the SUG President, Ibeh Prince Progress, also warned against hawking within the school premises by vendors, stressing that such would no longer be tolerated on campus.

While placing ban on sale of beverages on campus, the SUG warned business centres against printing invoices and photocopying at illicit prices.

It said, “Students are by this notice informed to report any kind of extortion and exploitation to the Students Union Government for necessary actions.

“Students are also encouraged to obey the school rules and regulations and the SUG code of conduct as enshrined in the SUG constitution.

“Be informed that anybody caught defrauding/going contrary to the stipulations of grand norm guiding the institution will be severely punished.”