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Three University Of Jos Students Feared Killed In Plateau Attacks




Not less than three college students of the College of Jos (UNIJOS) have been feared killed and plenty of lacking following the escalation of Saturday assaults on commuters at Rukuba highway in Jos, Plateau state.

It was learnt that some college students are at the moment receiving remedies in varied hospitals following accidents they sustained throughout assaults on them.

Some college students of the establishment have referred to as on the Nigerian authorities, Plateau State, and the Administration of the college to urgently ship meals to them at their hostels following the 24-hour curfew declared within the state.

It will be recalled that the governor of the state, Simon Lalong on August 15, declared a 24-hour curfew within the Jos North Native Authorities Space of the state following the bloodbath of about 22 travellers on Saturday by hoodlums.

The 24- hour curfew got here on the heels of the sooner dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed on three native authorities areas within the state, Bassa, Jos South, and Jos North, as a result of safety threats and pressure witnessed by residents in some components of the state.

“As a result of ongoing crises in Jos, Plateau State, for the previous few weeks and the killing of some travellers on Saturday, the federal government imposed curfew to assist preserve legislation and order,” one of many college students informed SaharaReporters.

“However the scenario retains escalating with killings and tensions throughout. However the subject at stake now includes the scholars of College of Jos. The atmosphere the varsity is located is at a hazard zone and a few college students have been killed whereas some are lacking.

“Some states have supplied safety and buses to assist evacuate their indigenes whereas some organisations and anxious residents have supplied buses to assist deliver out the scholars to city the place it’s a bit protected.

“Extra must be accomplished to assist safeguard the lives of harmless college students. Their examinations had been suspended by college administration as a result of ongoing crises and most of them within the hostels are out of meals and no means to exit present for themselves resulting from scenario and atmosphere the varsity is located,” he added.

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