Punch Newspapers reports that some yet to be identified gunmen on Monday invaded the King Jaja Hall area of the institution and shot at students.
The men are rumoured to be cultists and the reason for attack is yet to be known. An eyewitness revealed to the publication that Sapara was shot by the side of his head and his face was covered in blood.
Sapara was immediately rushed to LUTH – Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, where he is now in stable condition.Students who were sitting for their exams, ran in different directions after they heard the gunshot.
The Dean of Students’ Affairs of the Institution Prof. Olukayode Amund confirmed that the student was shot and is currently recuperating in LUTH.
“The events surrounding the incident are still shrouded in mystery and by the time we conclude our investigation, the university authorities will take the necessary and appropriate action. Our security operatives are working very hard to unravel the mystery and whoever is responsible will be held to account.” he said.
Olukayode also hinted that the attack could have been by cultists. Students have since resumed activities and are writing their exams.