Robbers Attack UI Female Hostel, 2 Injured

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Armed men suspected to be robbers attacked a female hostel of the University of Ibadan (UI), Ibadan, leaving two female students injured.

The affected students are resident of Obafemi Awolowo Hall (Awo Hall) in the school and the attack was carried out in the early hours of Friday morning.

According to Spokesperson of the University, Tunji Oladejo, who confirmed the incident to press, the victims have been taken to Jaja Clinic for treatment.

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

A source who prefers anonymity reported to FotNews that the robbers used tactics of routine checkup by hostel porters to gain access into the affected rooms, while security officials were held captive.

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The Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Sina Olukolu, has also visited the scene of the incident.

 

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