Pandemonium In Abeokuta As Secondary School Students Shoot Guns During Riot

Residents of Abeokuta, Ogun State scampered for security on Monday when college students of two public secondary faculties shot weapons throughout a conflict.

It was gathered that the conflict occurred between college students of Baptist Boys High School and Ilugun High School, Federal Housing Estate, in Elega, Abeokuta, the state capital. 

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Students of the previous invaded the latter college to avenge the demise of two of their colleagues killed throughout an unauthorised inter-schools playing competitors, Daily Post experiences.

It was alleged that college students of Baptist Boys High School had invaded the Ilugun High School with harmful weapons, together with weapons, cutlasses, damaged bottles and diverse charms to avenge the deaths of their colleagues, allegedly stabbed to demise just a few weeks in the past 

The incidents paralysed business actions and vehicular actions in some components of the state capital.

It was gathered that it took the intervention of the police to revive normalcy to the affected areas.

Shop homeowners, who had earlier opened for companies had been mentioned to have hurriedly closed down and scampered for security, whereas automobiles and commuters additionally abandoned the realm for hours.

It was learnt that the scholars shot sporadically in numerous instructions and chanted anti-management songs to warn the principals and academics of the colleges to steer clear.

One of the store homeowners within the space, who managed to return after safety operatives had taken over, defined that the scholars of the 2 faculties had been final week, concerned in playing, wherein these of the BBHS received massively on the expense of their colleagues in Ilugun.

“The gambling, however, degenerated into a conflict, wherein two BBHS students were stabbed with broken bottles.

“One of the BBHS students stabbed, died last Friday, while the second one died yesterday (Sunday). But the students of BBHS were not happy about the incident and that was why they came out in violent protest against students of Ilugun High School today,” the store proprietor mentioned. 

The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident, including that the command had deployed safety operatives to the realm to revive sanity.

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Pandemonium In Abeokuta As Secondary School Students Shoot Guns During Riot

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