Tension as armed robbers invade Queen’s College Ibadan

Suspected armed robbers on Saturday invaded Queens University in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, killing a security guard in an attack on the building.

The sad incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday at the university premises in Apata, Ido Local Government Area of the state.

Our correspondent learnt that the suspected robbers, who were armed with sophisticated weapons, raided the premises at about 1am yesterday.

Eyewitnesses said the security forces tried to resist the armed robbers but failed to break through the fireworks of the bandits as one of them was struck down by the bullets.

One of the eyewitnesses, who did not want to give his name, said that the armed robbers fired sporadically to scare the residents and the neighbourhood guards.

When asked, the police spokesman, SP Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the killings and said that investigations are ongoing and we will inform you accordingly.

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