Protest in UniOsun as security operatives invades hostel, detain students

Written by on July 25, 2019

Students of Osun State University, Osogbo main campus are protesting the arrest of several students from their various hostels today.

The students said to have blocked the Osogbo/Ibokun road to protest the arrest by the security operatives.

A student of the institution, Tayo Mosadope, told the newsmen that armed security operatives stormed some hostels in Oke Baale area of Osogbo around 7:00 a.m. and arrested about 20 students including non-students living in the area.

Mosadope said the security men that came did not say anything to indicate where they came from but presumed to be the operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Acting Dean of Students Affairs, Mr. Dare Adeyemi, confirmed the arrest of about 15 students of the school by security operatives, adding that the management was making efforts to stop the current protest.

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