By Charles Nwabardi
Suspected armed robbers reportedly stormed an off-campus hostel of students of the University of Ibadan (UI) around Barika area, Agbowo, Oyo state, injuring some of the students.
It was gathered that the suspected robbers invaded the hostel in the Ibadan North Local Government Area of the metropolis in the early hours of Wednesday.
A student, Romoke Olukemi, said 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 in the leg by the robbers and was rushed down to the Jaja clinic on the university campus,” she said.
When contacted, the Police command’s Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, who confirmed the incident said that he had not been given details on the matter.
“You would be updated, please,” he said.

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