Jos crisis: Oyo Evacuates 85 Oyo Indigenes, Residents From UniJos

About eighty five students from the University of Jos, Plateau state who are indigenes and residents of Oyo state have been evacuated from the state following recent crisis in the state.

The students who were evacuated with two luxury buses and security escorts stopped by at the Governor’s office to register their appreciation to the Governor for the timely gesture.

With the recent crisis in Jos resulting in the lost of lives and destruction of properties, the students’ community at the University of Jos has become vulnerable, in this regard, Governor Seyi Makinde concerned about the plight of students of the University from Oyo state, deployed an evacuation team led by the Special Assistant to the Governor on student affairs Hon. Victor Olojede and security escort to Jos.

Arriving at the Governor’s office after safe evacuation with no casualty recorded, the 85 students were filled with appreciation

Kolawole Paul, President of Odua students, University of Jos commended the timely gesture of Governor Seyi Makinde and noted that no fatality was recorded involving students of Odua indigene in the recent crisis.

The Chief of Staff to the Governor, Hon Segun Ogunwuyi who received the students said the current administration remained youth friendly and committed to being responsive to the people’s well being whether in the state or outside the state

Other logistic arrangement were made to ensure the students arrived their respective homes safely.

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