Nigerians got enraged yesterday November 16 after a video of Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) students who ganged up to beat a 100 level female student of the institution surfaced.
Amebo9ja reported earlier that the 100 Level Ecotourism and Wildlife Management student identified as Bolu had an issue with one of those that assaulted her.
It was gathered that the student she had issues with invited her school father and three other female students who demanded she knelt down before assaulting her for refusing to.
Eyewitnesses have now alleged that the students who assaulted their schoolmate have been arrested. They will also be facing the University’s panel by 9a.m today November 17, where they might be expelled over the sad act which was captured in a viral video.
The male student spotted leading the fight in the video has been identified as Obalola, a 300 Level student of Industrial Design. One of the female assaulters has been identified as Oluwadare Faith, a 200 Level student of Food Science Technology. The other has been identified as Bimpe, her department and level was not immediately available.
The Federal University of Technology Akure ,FUTA has suspended the students involved in the bullying of a female student in one of the off campus hostels on Saturday November 16,2019 even as it continues with investigations into the circumstances that led to the odious and unfortunate act.
This is contained in statement signed by Adegbenro Adebanjo, Deputy Director, Corporate Communications.
He added: “The University deplores such behavior and reiterates that all those found to be culpable will be visited with the full weight of the law under the extant rules and regulations governing Students behavior and conduct off and on the campus at the conclusion of investigation being carried out by the Students Affairs Division.
“The University Management is providing medical and counseling support for the affected student.
“The University reiterates its abhorrence of any action or behavior by students that are inimical to the well-being of others and will continue to sanction students who run foul of its rules and regulations.
For the avoidance of doubt only students who are worthy in learning and character can lay claim to and be addressed as FUTA students.”
Below are photos of the bullies who got suspended