Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde has ordered the evacuation of Oyo students from the University of Jos, DAILY GIST has learnt.
It was gathered that the evacuation order was following the Insecurity crisis that rocked some parts of Jos, in Plateau State.
It would be recalled that about 20 muslims who were coming from an Islamic programme at Bauchi, were recently killed by some youths around Rukuba area of Jos.
Following the development, the management of UNIJOS suspended the ongoing examinations.
The Deputy Registrar, Information and Publications of the institution, Mr. Abdullahi Abdullahi in a statement made available to Journalists equally advised students and staff to remain calm and be mindful of their safety.
DAILY GIST gathered that the killing of the students made some state governors in the country to order for the evacuation of their students in the institution.
Abia, Enugu and Ogun, among other states, have evacuated their indigenes from Jos.
Following the development, Makinde also mandated his aides to evacuate Oyo State students in the institution.
Special Assistant to Makinde on Students Matters, Victor Olojede, confirmed the evacuation to Journalists on Tuesday.
Olojede said he and over 80 Oyo State students from UNIJOS evacuated were on their way to Ibadan.
“Yes. I am on my way to Ibadan.
“We have evacuated Oyo State indigenes in UNIJOS.“Yes. I am on my way to Ibadan.
“I am coming with 85 indigenes from Oyo State. We are coming to Ibadan today,” he said.
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