The election of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, to elect new executives is currently taking place at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.
Videos circulating online show students, who had gathered to elect a new set of national leaders, scrambling for safety amid the sound of gunfire.
The cause of the shooting remains unclear. However, police officers deployed tear gas in an attempt to quell the situation.
According to TVC News Correspondent Moyo Thomas, who was close to the venue, sporadic gunshots were fired.
To avoid being hit by a stray bullet, police used tear gas to disperse the crowd.
This is a developing story, more details to come…
Students scramble for safety as NANS national convention in Abuja turns vi%l£nt
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