Suspected armed robbers attacked the Polytechnic of Ibadan, Oyo State in the early hours of Monday, December 20.
According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Soladoye Adewole, who confirmed the incident, said the attack occurred at about 12:30 a.m at the North campus of the polytechnic.
The robbers were said to have stormed the institution’s staff quarters during the invasion and carted away property worth millions of naira.
A lecturer in the Department of Biology, Okedara Emmanuel, who was injured during the attack was rushed to the University College Hospital, Ibadan for treatment.
Adewole said that no life was lost while the lecturer, who had gunshot wounds, is responding to treatment.
The matter has been reported to the police and security has been scaled up at the campus, he added.