3 FEMALE UNDERGRADUATES KILLED IN OGBOMOSO

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Not less than three undergraduates of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso were killed by a drunken Okada rider as students went on the rampage to protest their death on Monday night.

The deceased, all female, according to sources, were 200-level undergraduates of Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) department of the institution.

Sources informed that the deceased were returning from where they went to get their laboratory costs by one their lecturers.

On their way, two of them were riding on the popular okada when a taxi reportedly veered off its way to crush them.

But before they were hit, one of the girls, in an attempt to escape being hurt, flew from the bike but unfortunately had her head on the tarred road. The second girl on the bike and third victim, who was trekking on the road, died on getting to the hospital.

The three passengers in the taxi, who were also students of the institution, it was learnt, were in coma as of press time.

Irked by the incident, which they claimed was the third in two years involving Okada riders and students, the students had, since Monday afternoon, commenced riot in the school premises.

They razed down the taxi, made bonfires on the road, destroyed some school property and were alleged to have beaten up the female lecturer in question.

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