Social media has been sent into a frenzied state as details emerge that a female Polytechnic of Ibadan has been shot by a school security personnel.
The victim is said to be an ND 1 student of the Science Laboratory Technology department on the campus.
Eyewitness account revealed that the security men had stormed the SEWAGE HALL of the institution to arrest a recalcitrant student, but the security men later started shooting which led to Taibat receiving a stray bullet.
The School Public Relations Officer, Mr. Adewole Soladoye confirmed to us that a student was shot by a stray bullet at the Campus, and was rushed to the school medical facility but was later transferred to UCH for proper medical treatment. He also revealed that the institution Rector Prof. Kazeem Adekunle has released a reasonable amount for the lady’s treatment.
Meanwhile, the P.R.O denied any involvement of the institution’s staff in the ugly incident, saying that the shooter is yet to be identified.
However, the Students’ Union President, Com. Adedeji Adedamola Abdulazeez, said he’s at the UCH to ensure that Taibat receives proper care but he can’t give explicit information as at the moment.
As at the time of filing this report, medical personnel of the University Teaching Hospital, Ibadan are working hard to stabilize Taibat.