Armed men attack Uniuyo female hostel
Just three days after the first attack, robbers stormed the University of Uyo Hall 6 female hostel again this morning.
The robbers numbering about six, stormed the hostel brandishing guns, cutlasses and POS Machines.
During the attack, the robbers carted away phones, laptops and money, students who didn’t have cash were forced to use the POS, while others were beaten up.
The same hostel had been robbed on Monday, where valuables were taken and a girl received a machete bruise, leaving her with a deep injury in her head.
According to the report by @InsideUniuyo the robbery, which was promised earlier, after the first attack on Monday came again knocking the early hours of today, Thursday, 1st August, 2019.
However, the students after the attack, took to the streets, cordoning Ikpa Road and the University First Gate axis, to protest the incident.
Addressing the students, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Enefiok Essien SAN, who arrived the scene in company of the Dean of Students, Dr Aniekan Brown, and the Chief Security Officer, condemned the attacks, adding that efforts were in place to bring the perpetuators to justice.
Prof. Essien assured the students that the management is working on addressing the issue, including the deployment of police presence on campus to curtail further occurence.
He pleaded with the students to return to their normal activities, without fear of attacks or intimidation.