UDUS Denies Bandit Attack On Campus

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The management of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUS) has clarified that the attack, which happened on Sunday evening on its campus, was a case of robbery and not banditry.
Contrary to speculations, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Lawal Bilbis, at a press conference in his office on Tuesday, said the attack was a case of robbery and not attack by bandits
Professor Bilbis, however, called on the University community as well as parents to remain calm, saying “there is no cause for alarm over the security of lives of students of university.
“Let me first and foremost appreciate your coming for on-the-spot assessment of what really happened in the University so as to douse the ongoing tension as being speculated on social media.
“I was alerted by security officials in the school of an incident and when I arrived the Mini Mart where the incident happened at about 11pm yesterday, it was observed that the case was robbery and not bandits.
“They took two cartons of Maltina drinks and eight phones of students which were being charged in some of the shops at the mart.
“I immediately alerted the security agents including the Nigerian Police, NSCDC officials and they all responded by sending their men to the scene.”
The Vice Chancellor further commended the security agents as well as the internal security architecture of the University for their prompt response to the incident.


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