Pandemonium in Ogbomoso as Security Agent kills Student, Injures Two

Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan

There was pandemonium in Ogbomoso, yesterday, following the alleged shooting of a student by an unidentified security agent.

The incident, it was learnt, happened at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), where the security agent reportedly opened fire on the student and also inflicted injuries on two others.

It was gathered that the security agent was summoned to mediate in a dispute between two individuals within the school premises.

The officer, while attempting to defuse the situation, allegedly discharged rounds into the air, resulting in the fatal shooting of a student and injuring two others.

The LAUTECH students then took to the streets in protest, barricading the school gates and demanding justice for the victim.

The Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Adewale Osifeso, while confirming the incident, added that an investigation is ongoing.

He said: “Investigation is ongoing. Updates will be provided accordingly.”

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