Armed Robbers invade Ibadan Poly shoot lecturer, carts away properties.

Some unidentified gunmen suspected to be armed robbers early on Monday morning reportedly invaded the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State.

It was gathered that the armed robbers invaded the north campus of the institution in the early hours of Monday, December 20, 2021.

The armed robbers, during the invasion, reportedly stormed some flats housing lecturers of the institution.

Report says one of the lecturers in the institution, identified as Emmanuel Okedara, was shot.

The lecturer is said to be currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital.

It was gathered that property worth millions of naira were also carted away by the armed robbers.

The Public Relations Officer of the Ibadan Polytechnic, Alhaji Soladoye Adewole, confirmed the incident on Monday.

Soladoye added that the institution has put necessary security arrangements in place to forestall future occurrences.

“Yes. He is a staff of the institution. He is a teaching assistant, but you know that everybody is under our care.

“You know at this period, crime is always rampant,” he said.

“But, we have beefed up security in the campus,” he added.

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