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Armed robbers storm Western Delta University

Western Delta University, Oghara, in Delta State was on Thursday afternoon invaded by invasion of suspected armed robbers thus disrupting academic activities on its campus.

Findings show that the hoodlums gained entry through an unfenced perimeter at the rear of the campus, intending to rob students.

However, the students noticed the unholy movement and decided to raise alarm while seeking safety in nearby areas.

The timely intervention by the law enforcement agents reportedly prevented any casualties or serious disruption to the university’s operations as the invaders were said to have fled in different directions at sighting the security operatives.

The  Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for Delta State Command, SP Bright Edafe has alread confirmed the incident to pressmen.

He said, “They (the suspected robbers) entered through the broken fence at the back of the school, but the police responded swiftly and they fled.”

Also commenting, a student leader in the University, Simeon Okpoko, stated that “the incident underscores ongoing security challenges facing educational institutions and highlights the importance of vigilant security measures to safeguard students and staff alike”.

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