BREAKING: Suspected Herdsmen Allegedly Attack School, Injured Teachers, Students in Oyo
- Some suspected herdsmen were reported to have allegedly attacked a public school in Oyo state and injured some students and teachers
- An eyewitness gave an account of how the herdsmen attacked the Community Grammar School in the Alaropo Nla area of the Oriire local government area of Oyo state
- Grace Alamu, the school principal, confirmed the attack while adding that the police is aware of the incident and they are on their way
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Ibadan, Oyo - On Thursday, March 30, suspected herdsmen allegedly attacked one of the public secondary schools in Oyo state and injured teachers and students.
According to Vanguard, the Community Grammar School in the Alaropo Nla area of the Oriire local government area of Oyo state was attacked by the herders.
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An eyewitness account alleged that the attackers were about 20 in number and invaded the schools with their cattle, then injured many teachers and students.
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It was reported that some of the students and teachers were inflicted with swords and machete cuts, and others sustained broken legs and hands.
The source revealed that the school was rounding up with its morning devotion. Students were getting set to settle down in their classrooms to continue their second-term examination when the assailants attacked the school farm with their cows, grazing on the crops mindlessly.
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According to the source, efforts made by the students to stop the herdsmen from destroying the farm were received with brutal resistance.
Grace Alamu, the principal of the school, confirmed the attack in a telephone call, adding that the police were aware of the attack already.
“I am on my way to the school. Policemen are coming to the school this morning.”
All efforts to reach Adewale Osifeso, the spokesperson of the police in Oyo state, to confirm the attack were unsuccessful as calls put through to him were not responded to.