Uni-Ibadan imposes partial curfew on campus two days after robbery attack


The University of Ibadan on Tuesday, stated it has imposed partial curfew on the campus.

The partial curfew which takes impact from today (Wednesday) is anticipated to carry between 12 midnight and 5am.

According to DAILY POST,    the partial curfew on the campus is coming two days after a robbery incident was recorded within the campus.

It was gathered that some armed robbers had in July this year, attacked the Obafemi Awolowo corridor, the place college students’ property starting from cell telephones, laptops and cash had been forcefully taken away from the harmless feminine college students. Our correspondent gathered that, no fewer than two college students had been injured within the robbery attack within the feminine hostel.

An analogous incident was recorded on the Abubakar Abdulsalami corridor, a put up graduate hostel, within the early hours of Sunday, the place college students’ property value over two hundred and fifty naira had been taken away. Some college students had been additionally injured through the Sunday attack.

The administration of the establishment had on Monday introduced that it has henceforth, banned male guests from coming into any of the feminine hostels within the establishment. The establishment introduced that the decision to ban male guests from the hostels was needed in view of the latest robbery assaults within the feminine hostels within the establishment.

However, the establishment on Tuesday, stated that it has imposed partial curfew on the campus.

Our correspondent gathered that the decision to impose the curfew was taken at a gathering of the University Security Committee which reviewed the present safety scenario on the college.

Vice-Chancellor of the establishment, Professor Idowu Olayinka in a statement made out there to Newsmen  by the Director of Public Communication within the college, Mr. Tunji Oladejo, maintained that every one college students and members of workers should have technique of identification when requested by safety operatives.

He added that the partial curfew can be in place till additional discover.

Olayinka within the statement reiterated that “all male visitors to the three female hostels (Awolowo Hall, Queen Idia Hall and Elizabeth hall) are to be received outside the halls while female guests will be screened.”

He added that any male guests seen loitering round feminine halls past 8:30 pm will probably be taken as suspect.

Olayinka stated, “A significant decision of the Committee is to implement a Partial Curfew from 12 midnight until 5 am as from tomorrow, Wednesday 14th August 2019.

“All college students and members of workers ought to be capable to produce a method of identification if and when accosted by safety workers.

“This partial restriction of motion will probably be in place till additional discover.

“Kindly guarantee strict compliance, please, as a part of efforts of making certain the protection of all members of the neighborhood. In view of latest safety scenario on the Campus male guests are henceforth prohibited from coming into the above listed Female Halls of Residence.

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“The Residents of the aforementioned Halls can solely obtain their male guests outdoors the Hall. Female guests needs to be screened on the Porters’ Lodge.

“Moreover, all male guests are anticipated to go away the precincts of the feminine Halls by 8:30 pm.

“Any one discovered loitering will probably be considered a suspect



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