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Pandemonium In Abeokuta As Secondary School Students Shoot Guns During Riot




Residents of Abeokuta, Ogun State scampered for security on Monday when college students of two public secondary colleges shot weapons throughout a conflict.

It was gathered that the conflict occurred between college students of Baptist Boys Excessive College and Ilugun Excessive College, Federal Housing Property, in Elega, Abeokuta, the state capital. 

College students of the previous invaded the latter college to avenge the demise of two of their colleagues killed throughout an unauthorised inter-schools playing competitors, Day by day Submit studies.

It was alleged that college students of Baptist Boys Excessive College had invaded the Ilugun Excessive College with harmful weapons, together with weapons, cutlasses, damaged bottles and various charms to avenge the deaths of their colleagues, allegedly stabbed to demise a number of weeks in the past 

The incidents paralysed industrial actions and vehicular actions in some components of the state capital.

It was gathered that it took the intervention of the police to revive normalcy to the affected areas.

Store house owners, who had earlier opened for companies had been stated to have hurriedly closed down and scampered for security, whereas automobiles and commuters additionally abandoned the world for hours.

It was learnt that the scholars shot sporadically in numerous instructions and chanted anti-management songs to warn the principals and academics of the faculties to steer clear.

One of many store house owners within the space, who managed to return after safety operatives had taken over, defined that the scholars of the 2 colleges had been final week, concerned in playing, wherein these of the BBHS received massively on the expense of their colleagues in Ilugun.

“The playing, nevertheless, degenerated right into a battle, whereby two BBHS college students had been stabbed with damaged bottles.

“One of many BBHS college students stabbed, died final Friday, whereas the second died yesterday (Sunday). However the college students of BBHS weren’t blissful in regards to the incident and that was why they got here out in violent protest in opposition to college students of Ilugun Excessive College at this time,” the store proprietor stated. 

The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident, including that the command had deployed safety operatives to the world to revive sanity.

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