Unknown gunmen shoot UNILAG student

A student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), identified as Bayo from the department of Economics Education, is in critical condition in the hospital after being shot by unknown gunmen on Wednesday night.

A source told our reporters that the attack is speculated to have been carried out by cultists.

The source said: “The boy was shot around the neck although the bullet was meant for his head.”

The source noted that he is a resident of the Biobaku Hall of residence and may have been a cultist himself.

Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof Rahamon Bello, said the university was investigating the incident.

“I heard about it and we suspect it was cultism-related. We are fighting it. The security unit and the police are investigating. The boy survived. He was rushed to LUTH (Lagos University Teaching Hospital). The cultists went for his head, luckily the bullet only scrapped his head,” he said.

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