Armed robbers storm UI female hostel





Suspected armed robbers numbering about 10 on Friday morning invaded one of the female hostels in the University of Ibadan campus, Obafemi Awolowo hall.


It was learnt that the armed robbers stormed the female hostel around 1.30 am operated in a commando-like invasion terrorising female students with guns and carted away many valuables belonging to the female students.


Sources said  during the raid. the armed robbers carted away phones, laptops, cash and other valuables belonging to the female students.

The University of Ibadan Director of the Public Communication, Mr. Olatunji Oladejo while confirming the robbery incident said the , “the unfortunate incident happened around 1:30am as about 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,” he said.
Mr Oladeji added that  investigations had commenced to track the fleeing robbers.

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