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UI imposes curfew over robbery incidents

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The Vice-Chancellor of University of Ibadan, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, on Tuesday imposed a 5-hour curfew on the school community.

In a statement made available to our correspondent, the VC said movements would be restricted on the campus between 12 midnight and 5am as from Wednesday, 14th August, 2019.

The statement which was titled “Partial Curfew From 12 Midnight Till 5am” added that all students and members of staff were enjoined to produce a means of identification when asked by the campus security operatives.

The statement read: “The University Security Committee met today to review the current security situation on the Campus of the University of Ibadan.

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“A major decision of the committee is to enforce a partial curfew from 12 midnight till 5 am as from tomorrow, Wednesday 14th August 2019.

“All students and members of staff should be able to produce a means of identification if and when accosted by security staff.
This partial restriction of movement will be in place until further notice.

“Kindly ensure strict compliance, please, as part of efforts of ensuring the safety of all members of the community.”

Recall that armed robbers invaded two female hostels in the campus community recently with properties of students carted away while some students sustained different degrees of injuries in the process.

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