MONDAY- 18th October, 2021: A final year student of the University of Ibadan has been killed by suspected armed robbers.
The student, Ridwan Adebayo was on Sunday killed by some armed robbers a few metres from the main gate of the institution.
Until his death, Adebayo who was killed at Preboye area was a final year student in the Department of History, Faculty of Arts.
It was learnt that the armed robbers shot the deceased after his mobile phone was taken away from him. The deceased died on his way to the hospital.
Confirming the sad incident, the school management through the Director of communication at the university, Mr. Tunji Oladejo, in a statement said that the body of the student has been taken to University College Hospital (UCH) for autopsy.
Oladejo said that the student was killed opposite a commercial bank.
He maintained that the incident has been reported at the Bodija Police division.
“This is confirmed. I understand, he was killed in front of Access Bank opposite Preboye, UI/ Bodija Road.
“The matter has been reported to the Bodija Police Division. The Oyo State Police Command is conducting a discreet investigation on the sad development.
“The body of the late student is with the University College Hospital (UCH), for autopsy”.