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Robbers invade off campus UI students’ hostel

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Suspected armed robbers reportedly invaded an off-campus hostel of students of the University of Ibadan (UI) around Barika area, Agbowo, injuring some of the inhabitants.

The suspected robbers according to an eyewitness invaded the hostel in the Ibadan North Local Government Area of the metropolis in the early hours of Wednesday.

A student, Romoke Olukemi, revealed that the robbers arrived in the area around 2.00 a.m. and started shooting sporadically.

“A night watch-man according to eyewitness was alleged shot but narrowly escaped death.

“A student simply identified as Victor was also allegedly shot on the leg by the robbers and was rushed down to the Jaja clinic on the university campus,’’ she said.

The Police command’s Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, however, confirmed the incident but said that he had not received details on the matter.

“You would be updated, please,” he said.

Suleiman Shehu

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