Some students of the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, have sustained injuries following an attack by armed men on their off-campus hostel at Barika area, Agbowo in the town.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the armed men invaded the hostel in the Ibadan North Local Government Area of the metropolis in the early hours of Wednesday.
A student, Romoke Olukemi, told NAN that the robbers arrived in the area around 2am and started shooting sporadically.
“A night watch-man according to eyewitness was allegedly 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.
When contacted by NAN, the Police command’s Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the incident but said that he had not received details on the matter.
“You would be updated, please,” he said.