A student of The Polytechnic Ibadan, whose name has not been revealed, has been shot.

It was gathered that the student was shot Tuesday afternoon by a yet to be identified person.

The reason for the shooting has not been known.

It was gathered on Wednesday that the student was rushed to the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan and the student is still responding to treatment as at the time of filing this report.

Registrar of the institution, Mrs. Modupe Fawale confirmed the incident on Wednesday.

Fawale, in her reaction, urged the students to remain calm and vigilant.

She appealed to them to report suspicious activities to the Students Affairs office and other arms of the authority for necessary action.

“The Authorities of The Polytechnic, Ibadan (TPI) have appealed to the students of the Institution to remain calm as a female student that was shot is responding to treatment at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan,” she said.

“The unfortunate incident happened at the sewage area late in the afternoon where a gunshot hit the female student.

“The female student was immediately rushed to the University College Hospital where a first class medical attention was given to her.

“We appeal to all students and staff to remain calm and abide with all the regulations as investigations have been launched into the source of the gunshot”.

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