- Students of Community High School in Yewa North local government area of Ogun state went haywire on Monday, October 25
- The students reportedly launched an attack on their teachers, sending two of them to a hospital in the state
- Sources within the school premises said the students hired some hoodlums to perpetrate the act on their behalf
There was perceived tension in Ogun state on Monday, October 26, after students of Community High School, Ijoun are of Yewa North local government area allegedly hired thugs to attack their teachers.
Punch reports that the thugs were in the school to send the teachers away on the order of the students.
This incident occurred barely one week after some students of Unity High School, Kajola, Ibooro reportedly did the same thing.
School Children who have gone haywire
Speaking on the issue, a source said the thugs were at the school with different kinds of weapons attacking the teachers and inflicting various degrees of injuries on them.
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The source said the thugs launched the attack on the teachers at about 10.45 am on Monday, October 25.
According to the source at the school, the thugs freely used weapons like machetes and axes on school staff - Messers Stephen Oyelekan and Kayode Olatunji - before fleeing the premises.
He also said that the incident has been reported at the Eegua Police state while the affected teachers are currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.
Officials actions and reactions
In addition, the Adele of Ijoun Community, Chief Olaleye Emmanuel, and the head of the Amotekun in the community has been informed of the incident.
In his reaction, the spokesperson for the Police in Ogun state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident.
However, Oyeyemi said that although he has heard about the incident, he is yet to be briefed formally on the matter.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Police in Ebonyi state confirmed an attack on its divisional headquarters in Unwana area of the state.
The attack was launched on the Police facility by yet to be identified gunmen on Sunday, October 24.
According to reports, the gunmen were said to have killed no fewer than three Police officers who were on duty during the attack.
In other news, journalists were at the Force Headquarters in Abuja to protest the disappearance of one of their colleagues Tordue Salem.
The journalists who were received by force public relations, Frank Mba, called for speedy action into the search and rescue of Salem who went missing on Wednesday, October 13.
Chairman of the FCT Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists also called on the inspector general of Police to transfer Salem's case file from the FCT police command to the IGP's special unit.