The management of University of Ibadan has declared that male visitors have consequently been prohibited from entering any of the female hostels in the institution.
The institution reported that the choice to prohibit male visitors from the hostels was required by recent robbery attacks on female hostels in the school.
Ofofo News News reviews that some equipped robbers had in July this year, assaulted the Obafemi Awolowo hall, where students’ property extending from cell phones, PCs and cash were forcefully taken from the blameless female students. It was later revealed that, no less than two students were harmed in the robbery attack in the female hostels.
A similar incident was recorded at the Abubakar Abdulsalami hall, a post graduate hostel, in the early hours of Sunday, where students’ property were taken. A few students were likewise harmed during the Sunday attack.
In any case, the establishment in a discharge titled, “Safety efforts in Queen Elizabeth Hall, Queen Idia Hall and Obafemi Awolowo Hall”, said that as a feature of measures to shade the robbery attacks, female students ought to likewise be screened at the Porters’ lodge in the female hostels.
Vice Chancellor of the institution, Professor Idowu Olayinka, in a statement acquired by DAILY POST on Tuesday, included that inhabitants of the female hostels are to get guests outside their particular hiostels.
Olayinka stated, “In view of recent security situation on the Campus male visitors are henceforth prohibited from entering the above listed Female Halls of Residence.
“The Residents of the aforementioned Halls can only receive their male visitors outside the Hall. Female visitors should be screened at the Porters’ Lodge.
“Moreover, all male visitors are expected to leave the precincts of the female Halls by 8:30 pm. Any one found loitering will be regarded as a suspect.”