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Trouble as Ibadan polytechnic student is shot on campus

Anthony Iwuoma

A yet to be identified gunman on Tuesday shot a female student of The Polytechnic Ibadan.
The victim’s name has not been disclosed but she was reportedly shot on campus for yet unknown reasons.
It was gathered that the victim was  rushed to the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for ‘first class’s treatment.

Mrs. Modupe Fawale, Registrar of the polytechnic,  who confirmed the incident appealed to the students the students to remain calm and vigilant and report suspicious activities to the appropriate quarters.

The registrar said: “The Authorities of The Polytechnic, Ibadan (TPI) have appealed to the students of the Institution to remain calm as a female student that was shot is responding to treatment at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.

“The unfortunate incident happened at the sewage area late in the afternoon where a gunshot hit the female student.

“The female student was immediately rushed to the University College Hospital where a first class medical attention was given to her.

“We appeal to all students and staff to remain calm and abide with all the regulations as investigations have been launched into the source of the gunshot.