The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has said there is no cause for alarm on the threat issued by some cultists of their plans to attack students on campus.
The cultist group identified as “Cultists of Aloha clan” has threatened to invade the university campus on June 1 and “rain bullets of death, sorrow and grief on innocent students.”
Responding to the open letter that went viral on social media, the management through its Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abiodun Olanrewaju assured students and parents of adequate security to frustrate any form of attack.
The release issued on Tuesday reads, “this is to inform the general public that the Management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, is aware of an open letter, trending online, purportedly issued by a pseudonymous “Cultists of Aloha clan” threatening to invade our University campus on ” June 1 to rain bullets of death, sorrow and grief on innocent students”.
“Ordinarily, it is not ideal for the University to respond to such an open letter, detailing what the management is doing to nip the said attack in the bud, considering the implication of such action security wise; but we consider it expedient to inform the stakeholders in the education sector, particularly our students, their parents and, or guardians, alumni and those who place high premium on lives and sanctity of human existence that the university management is on top of the situation, having informed the agencies of government saddled with the responsibility of securing lives and property, in addition to the internal security mechanism that have been put in place.
“We hereby assure all parents and, or guardians that the security of their children and wards is guaranteed and that the students are advised to go about their normal academic activities without any apprehension, but should be security conscious and quickly report any strange movement to the appropriate organ of the university.”