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LASU VC Suspends Campus Security Personnel For Assaulting Student

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LASU VC Suspends Campus Security Personnel For Assaulting Student

 

Some unnamed Campus Security officials of Lagos State University has been immediately suspended by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun SAN, assaulting a student.

In a statement made to BlackBox Nigeria by Mr Ademola Adekoya, the Coordinator for the Center of Information, Press and Public Relations, the security officials, referred to as Campus Marshals got into a scuffle with a student on Friday, March 8th inside the school premises.

The statement read in part, “The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, has been duly briefed of an unfortunate incident which occurred this evening Friday, 8th March, 2019 at the University Main Campus, Ojo between a student and some campus marshal. A misunderstanding had occurred between a student and some members of the LASU Security Unit over alleged reckless driving which eventually led to physical assault on the student.”

Mr Adekoya added that the VC advised that the students to go on about their activities and be rest assured that the situation will be well attended to as the security personnel involved will be facing an inquiry panel on Wednesday.

The Vice-Chancellor has directed that all the security personnel involved in the incidence be suspended forthwith and will appear before a fact finding panel on Wednesday, 13th March, 2019. The Vice-Chancellor in the circumstance implores all students to please go about their normal activities.”

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