A final-year student of the University of Lagos was the victim of a shooting inside the school’s main campus today.
The student, who was identified as Sapara, was shot at near the school’s King Jaja hall, with the bullet scraping the side of his head.
Sapara, who majors in Philosophy, was taken to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, where he is currently receiving treatment.
The Dean of Students’ Affairs of the University, Prof. Olukayode Amund, confirmed that Sapara was indeed shot and currently recuperating at LUTH.
He stated that investigations had begun to unravel the circumstances surrounding the attack, after which requisite actions would be taken.
He said, “The events surrounding the incident are still unknown and by the time we conclude our investigation, the university authority will take the necessary and appropriate action. Our security operatives are working very hard to unravel the mystery and whoever is responsible will be held to account.”