Phones worth over 15million naira that were siezed from students during examination periods were on Wednesday burnt by the management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan.
This was in a bid to provide a lasting solution to the act of indiscipline and examination malpractices, the school authority said.
A Senior Lecturer and the immediate past Deputy Rector of the Institution, Sculptor Bayo Oyeleke while giving his Address during the exercise stated that the school authority has since commence her effort to make the institution semester examinations sacred.
He added that some students still go into the exam Hall with their mobile phones which is against the rules and regulations of the institution.
He however stated that this action is carried out in order to serve as deterrent to students of the institution who wish to further indulge in the illegal and inappropriate act.
Also Present at the exercise were, the Deputy Registrar of the school, Mrs Ayoade, the Public Relation Officer, Alh. Soladoye, Chief Security Officer, Mr. Adebayo ,Head of Legal Unit of The Polytechnic Ibadan Barr. Ige, President of the Student Union Government, Com. Akadiri Bayonle, and members of the fourth estate of the realm.