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  • News - South West - Ogun
  • Updated: May 29, 2023

How Student's Death Led To Clash Between Community, Varsity

How Student's Death Led To Clash Between Community, Varsity

It has been reported that the cause of the violence clash between students and Imawaje community members was as a result of a student.

A student of the Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Ijagun, Ogun State identified as Bayo, who was a 300 level student of Social Studies was allegedly killed by community guards of Iwamaje community on Sunday.

The reaction of the students to the killing of their colleague led to the setting ablaze of about four houses including the palace of the Baale of Imaweje community.

Some community members revealed that the dead student was a member of a cult group which the Iwamaje community had chased out from their vicinity.

The Student Union Government (SUG) President of the institution, Emmanuel Hammed Akinjetan gathered that the clash was between the community and some unknown people.

He noted that the school management was yet to provide the reason for the pandemonium and waits the university PRO to send a memo on the cause of the clash.

However, the Registrar of the school, Dapo Oke in a statement issued on Sunday called for an emergency meeting of the Senate on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 to review the situation and take further necessary actions.

He added that the university will be closed for two weeks to prevent further breakdown of law and order as security agents have been called to take over the matter.

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