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Osun Poly Students Raise Alarm Of Housebreaking, Stealing



As higher institution academic activities remain standstill due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Students of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree who are still within the school promises have raised alarm over what they described as incessant housebreaking and stealing of their properties at their various hostels of residence.

Blazenewz gathered from some students who had remained in the school environment since the closure who said some of their hostels were being burgled during the day when they might have gone out to play with their colleagues.

The areas where the affected hostels are located are always left with less human activities when the students are not around.

One of the students who spoke with to correspondent yesterday said their hostels were regularly being looted by unknown people since the school was shut.

A Higher National Diploma student of the institution, Ayomide Rufai told the medium that 11 of 12 rooms in his hostel were burgled when the occupants were not around.

According to Rufai, beds, clothes, cooking gas and many other valuable materials of the students were carted away by the burglars.

Two students of the institution, who reside at different hostels at Igaa 1, Ladoja area and Small London, recounted how their hostels were looted in April this year, saying that hostel burgling had been a recurrent experience in the communities.

The students called on security agencies to come to their rescue by securing their lives and properties and nip in the bud the ugly occurrence.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.



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