A lecturer in the Department of Biology, Ibadan Polytechnic, Mr Okedara Emmanuel, was injured during an armed robbery that took place on campus in the early hours of Monday, December 20.
The Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mr Soladoye Adewole, who confirmed the incident said the attack occurred at about 12:30 a.m at the North campus of the polytechnic.
It was gathered the robbers stormed the institution’s staff quarters during the invasion and carted away property worth millions of naira.
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.