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Female Hostel Attacks: UI Security Architecture Will Be Reviewed Soon, UI Don Says



The recurrent occurrence of attacks on Nigeria Universities by some hoodlums and armed robbers have become worrisome.

The recent experience at the University of Ibadan female hostel where a set of armed men broke into Abubakar Abdulsalam post-graduate female hall of residence on Sunday has brought tension and fear to the residents of Ibadan.

Naija News recalls that a similar event occurred  on July 11 at  the Obafemi Awolowo female hostel.

The robbers who attacked only the female wing of the hall, reportedly tied up the security men on duty to have their way.

Meanwhile, Ademola Aremu, chairman, Council Committee on Security, University of Ibadan (UI) has promised the student and the general populace of the readiness to look into the security architecture of the university to forestall future attacks.

Mr Aremu, a professor, who visited the female hostel attacked by gunmen on Sunday in the company of the Vice-Chancellor, Idowu Olayinka, a professor, stated that the police were working hard to track the invaders.

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

Source: Naija News

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