TASUED Students Protest Death of Colleague Crushed by Truck

Latest news from the Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Ijebu Ode has it that a 300 level Health Science student of the University, Miss Kofoworola Kuku Toheebah was killed today on her way to school by a hit an run truck driver.

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Following the tragic event, students of the State owned University, have barricaded the Benin-Ore-Lagos Expressway in protest against the sad event.

The students , according to our correspondents blocked the expressway with logs and made bonfire with disused tyres to register their displeasure. They refused entreaties by security operatives, community leaders and some traditional rulers in the area to vacate the road.

The action stalled human and vehicular movements along expressway for several hours.


The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi said the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu had ordered immediate deployment of anti-riot policemen to the area to disperse the protesters.

He added that no arrest had been made, neither of the hit-and-run truck driver nor the protesting students.


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