Armed robbers invade UI female hostel, injure two students

Written by on July 12, 2019

Armed robbers on Friday morning invaded female hostel of the Obafemi Awolowo hall, University of Ibadan and carted away valuables.

It was gathered that the incident, occurred around 1:30 a.m. and was carried out by armed men numbering about 10.

During the robbery operation, which lasted for several hours, the thieves made away with the students’ phones, laptops, cash and other valuables.

The Director of the Public Communication of the institution, Mr. Olatunji Oladejo confirmed the development in a telephone chat with our correspondent.

Oladejo said, “The unfortunate incident happened around 1:30 a.m. as 10 gunmen invaded the female hostel. They injured two students who were later rushed to our Jaja clinic for treatment.

“Our Campus Security Service with combined efforts of the policemen from Bodija, Sango and Ojoo and Operation Burst rushed there but the thieves had escaped,” Oladejo added.

He said investigations had commenced to track the robbers.

 



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