Students lament as armed robbers attack Ogun polytechnic students, kill one, shoot 9

DAILY GIST HUB  gathered that not up to a week that the Ogun State Police Command of the Nigerian Police asserted to have arrested three armed robbers involved in the robbery and raping of students of the Gateway Ict Polytechnic, Sapaade, the students have been attacked again, with one student killed.

 

The latest attack is coming barely a week after students of the institution and indigenes protested the robbery and rape of female students of the polytechnic by the hoodlums in the area.

 

DAILY GIST HUB gathered that students residing at the off-campus hotels located at Ode, Ipara and Isara, all adjoining communities to Sapaade, were mostly victims of consistent robbery.

Following the students’ protest last Tuesday, the management shut the institution for three days to restore normalcy.

The Ogun state Commissioner of Police has also held a meeting with the student leaders over the rising tension around the students’ communities.

Days after, the police said it had arrested three of the armed gangs.

However, the suspected robbers returned to the troubled communities in the early hours of Saturday and attacked students.

The attack took place in the Larufi area of Ode.

In some of the viral videos of the attack on shared on social media, our correspondent observed shattered doors, broken windows and walls riddled with bullets.

According to the lecturer that also fall victims of the robbery, One of the lecturers who choose to be anonymous described the incident “as a calculated operation.”

Police spokesperson, Omolola Odutola, did not respond to calls and messages from our correspondent as at press time.

Gateway Polytechnic sapaade Head of Public Relations, Adedayo Folorunsho, declined comment on the attack.

She, however, said “the security operatives should be allowed to do their job.”

Manuel Santibenez
Manuel Santibenez is the Editor and Publisher of Daily Gist Hub. A native of Kwara state and a Christian by faith. He bagged his Diploma Certificate in Public Administration at the Ogun State Institute Of Technology Igbesa. His networth is estimated around $50k