A student was killed yesterday, as unknown assailants attacked an OAU students’ hostel, ‘Adam and Eve,’ an out of campus students’ hostel, along Parakin-Ede Road, Ife.
The deceased was said to be a 300 level student, and the authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, have already condoled with his parents and family members. The school’s Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, who confirmed that a student was killed in an attack, said;
“Students were attacked in the wee hours of Saturday with dangerous weapons by some unknown persons, who inflicted varying degrees of injuries on them, before carting away their money, phones, and other valuables.”
The release also quoted the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, as saying that “people should place the fear of God far and above worldly materials, wondering what sort of earthly possession would make a man to attack, maim and kill his fellowman.”