Rivers Gov Reveals Identity of Varsity Hostel Robbers

Rivers State governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has said the robbery attack on the state university’s female hostel was executed by students.

A student had recounted how the robbers gained entrance into the hostels through the laundry room on Thursday and attacked them.

Siminalayi Fubara

She wrote, “They entered through our laundry room, broke the wall then attacked the first room which was the room close to the laundry room, and a girl fought with one of them.”

The robbers were reported to have stolen mobile phones, laptops, and other valuables.

Consequently, the female students staged a protest over the “spate of robbery attacks” on campus.

The students paraded placards bearing different inscriptions in now-viral footage, the disgruntled students urged the university authorities to beef up security on campus to forestall a recurrence.

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Speaking to journalists during a visit to the university, the state governor condemned the robbery incident and said the culprits would be fished out, Punch reports.

Fubara said, “Honestly, I was really bitter that such a thing would be happening in this jet age. Somebody breaking into a female hostel to go and molest girls.

“I said I won’t just send my aides and the police, I will come and see things myself and assess the situation. “Let me assure you that we must get the culprits. And I’m sure they are not people outside. They are also students here.”

Obiajulu Joel Nwolu

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