Suspected Armed Robbers Allegedly Rape Four Female Students at TASUED

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Suspected armed robbers have reportedly raped four female students of Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED) in Ijagun, Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State.

The incident occurred on Monday night in one of the university communities. The victims have not been identified and it is unclear if any arrests have been made in connection with the crime.

The incident has sparked outrage among students and the community, with calls for increased security measures to be put in place to prevent such incidents from happening again.

However, the Ogun State Deputy Governor, Engr (Mrs) Noimot Salako-Oyedele, in a post on her Instagram handle, noimot.oyedele, confirmed the incident.

Salako-Oyedele said she paid a visit to the school management, students and the victims of the incident, said to be currently receiving treatment at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu.

The Deputy Governor in the post wrote, ” Earlier today, after receiving the distressing news about armed robbery at some TASUED students hostels and the brutal rape of four female students, His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun CON, directed me to immediately visit the victims and the campus on a fact findind mission and to pledge the government’s support in ensuring that this doesn’t happen again.

“I have visited the girls who are now being cared for and given necessary support to heal from their trauma at the Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) at OSUTH.

“Ensuring the safety and well being of our students is of utmost importance and I subsequently had a crucial meeting with the management and students of TASUED.

“I was joined by the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abiodun Alamutu and the Hon. Commissioner for Education, Professor Abayomi Arigbagbu, where we discussed concrete steps to bolster security measures and foster a safe environment on campus and the adjacent host community.

“The Ogun State Government is committed to ensuring the safety of all citizens and that our institutions remain safe spaces for learning and growth.

“The CP has promised that the Police will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that the perpetrators are brought to book and justice prevails . I call on everyone to stand united against such heinous act and works collectively to uphold the dignity and safety of all citizens.”

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