Two students of the University of Ibadan (UI), Ibadan were injured on Friday after some armed men suspected to be robbers attacked a female hostel in the institution.
The affected students are resident of Obafemi Awolowo (Awo Hall) 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 Channels TV, 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
The Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Sina Olukolu, has also visited the scene of the incident.
So, early this morning, a bandit of armed robbers raided, for SEVERAL HOURS and brutally injured (STABBED) female occupants of Awo Hall inside University of Ibadan, and the school management have been silent about, while trying to cover up the incident.#AwoHallRobbery pic.twitter.com/28FIV1YnTr
— Uncle Demola (@OmoGbajaBiamila) July 12, 2019
So Armed Robbers invaded the Awolowo Female Hall, University of Ibadan, and the school is not saying anything about it. #JusticeForUIstudents
— Dr. PamPam | Omo Iya Ologi (@thepamilerin) July 12, 2019
I hate oppression and won’t stand for it. A female Hall in the university of Ibadan was invaded by Armed men who stole and stabbed a number of female residents. One was seriously injured and the university of Ibadan is saying the girls should not say that there were armed men 😔
— Akinola Oritsema (@Akin_Oritsema) July 12, 2019