Barely 3 days after some female students were robbed and attacked during an early morning raid by a band of suspected cultists, another robbery and raid has been reported in the same hostel this morning by men suspected to be members of the same gang.

The two incidents happend at the University of Uyo Hall 6 female hostel.

Eye witnesses to this morning’s incident claimed that the robbers numbering about six, stormed the hostel brandishing guns and cutlasses.

Just as the previous incident, the robbers carted away phones, laptops and money and molest their victims brutally.

TNV Broke the news that the same hostel had been robbed on Monday,and a female student was seriously wounded while trying to resist the attackers.

Residents of the hostel told TNV that after the Monday 6am robbery incident, the daring robbers  promised to visit again.  This second incidence today is probably a fulfillment of the promise.
TNV news got this distress message from one of the female students:

“There has been another attack on the hall 6 hostel in the University of Uyo three days after the first attack…  they had promised to return in three days and have kept their promise.. .They repeated the same mode of operation as before, snatching phones and stabbing and again promised to return again in three days”

Responding to the incident, the students took to the streets in protest hampering the free flow of traffic in Ikpa Road around the University Gate.

Today’s incident finally drew the attention of the Vice Chancellor Prof. Enefiok Essien SAN, who arrived the scene in company of the Dean of Students Affairs and the Chief Security Officer. He address the protesters and condemned the attacks promising that the perpetrators will soon be apprehended and brought to justice.

The VC told the protesting students that the university authorities are working hard to ensure the restoration of normalcy and security. Measure taken so far includes the deployment of police on the campus forestall a re-occurrence of the ugly incident. He pleaded with the student to maintain the peace and go about their normal school activities.
Here are online pictures and videos of the protest from the social media:

 

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