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Armed robbers allegedly kill UI final year student in Ibadan

A final year student of the Department of History, University of Ibadan, Ridwan Adebayo, has allegedly been killed by some armed robbers in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.

It was gathered that the incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday at Preboye Complex, few metres to the first gate of the university.

The armed robbers were said to have collected the deceased phone before he was shot.

Efforts to save the life of the deceased proved to be abortive as he reportedly gave up on the way to the hospital.

Director of Communication at the University of Ibadan, Mr. Tunji Oladejo, who confirmed the incident in a statement said that the body of the student has been taken to University College Hospital (UCH) for autopsy, Daily Post reports

Oladejo said that the student was killed opposite a commercial bank and that the incident has been reported at the Bodiji Police division.

“This is confirmed. I understand, he was killed in front of Access Bank opposite Preboye, UI/ Bodija Road.

“The matter has been reported to the Bodija Police Division. The Oyo State Police Command is conducting a discreet investigation on the sad development.

“The body of the late student is with the University College Hospital (UCH), for autopsy”.

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