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Gunmen reportedly kill and injure many as they attack Plateau State University! School Shut Down!



Gunmen Attack Plateau State University, Many Feared Killed And Injured! School Shut

At the moment, gunmen at the Bokkos Local Government Area’s Plateau State University are thought to be herders.

After a fugitive student informed DDM News over the phone that the attack was still going on, many are thought to have died.

“It is pandemonium everyone is scampering to safely because rattling gunshots are all over the university,” the student who fled claimed.

At the time this report was filed, DSP Alfred Alabo, the Plateau State Police Command spokesperson, had attempted to confirm the occurrence via phone but had been unsuccessful.

Plateau University closes due to attacks; government wants more security

The Plateau State University, which was located in the local government area of Bokkos, has closed.

It was discovered that the university’s shutdown came about as a result of a gunman’s attack on Friday in the nearby Chikam village, which claimed the life of a 200-level student.

Yakubu Ayuba, the university’s registrar, declared the closure of the establishment in a statement on Friday.

He said, “Following the sad incident that occurred in Plateau State University Bokkos and the surrounding community on Friday 19 April 2024; and because of the psychological effects of the unfortunate incidents on the students and staff of the university, the management has taken the painful decision to close the university for ten days with effect from today, 19th April, 2024.

“This decision is to allow the security situation to improve and to lessen the human risk to the university community.

“Accordingly, the ongoing first semester examinations are hereby suspended and to resume on Thursday 2nd May,2024.”

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The Registrar added that the “management has made available buses to convey students who may be stranded from the university to Barkin Ladi today Friday, 19th April 2024.”

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