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Armed robbers invade Delta varsity

Academic actions at Western Delta University, Oghara, in Delta State, had been momentarily disrupted on Thursday following the invasion of suspected armed robbers into the college campus.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the hoodlums gained entry by means of an unfenced perimeter on the rear of the campus, aspiring to rob college students.

Students, upon sensing hazard, rapidly raised the alarm and sought security in close by areas.

The well timed intervention by the legislation enforcement brokers reportedly prevented any casualties or critical disruption to the college’s operations because the invaders had been mentioned to have fled in several instructions at sighting the safety operatives.

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When contacted by our correspondent, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for Delta State Command, SP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident.

He mentioned, “They (the suspected robbers) entered through the broken fence at the back of the school, but the police responded swiftly and they fled.”

Also commenting, a scholar chief within the University, Simeon Okpoko, acknowledged that “the incident underscores ongoing security challenges facing educational institutions and highlights the importance of vigilant security measures to safeguard students and staff alike”.

Meanwhile, the administration of the University is now placing up elevated safety measures to stop future incidents and keep the security of the college group.

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