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Thieves attack another UI hostel

Thieves attack another UI hostel

Exactly a month that the Obafemi Awolowo female hostel in the University of Ibadan was invaded by armed robbers, hoodlum again invaded Abdulsalam Abubakar Hall of the university in the early hours of Sunday.

Robbers had attacked Obafemi Awolowo hall on July 11, 2019, and injured female students.

The robbers who attacked only the female wing of the Hall reportedly tied security man on duty to have their way. 

Two male students who tried to obstruct their sinister mission received machete cuts and have been treated at the University Health centre.

The thieves made away with phones and other valuables.

Speaking on the incident, Chairman Council Committee on Security Professor Ademola Aremu stated that the university is reviewing the security design.

Aremu who visited the hall in the company of the Vice-Chancellor Professor Idowu Olayinka stated that the police are working hard to track the invaders.

According to him, the invaders have shown a pattern in their operation by attacking female students and invading during holidays when halls are sparsely populated.

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