One Feared Killed, Others Injured In Suspected LAUTECH Students’ Clash

They were celebrating the institution's convocation ceremony when the fight broke out. 

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology is a tertiary institution located in Ogbomoso, Oyo State


One person has been feared killed in a fight that broke out among suspected students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) at a nightclub in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, on Monday night. 

The development was owing to a misunderstanding which led to a fight between two groups of students at a popular joint in the town.

They were celebrating the institution’s convocation ceremony when the fight broke out.

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The owner of the club had invited the police when the fight escalated to put the situation under control. Unfortunately, one life was feared lost while others sustained injuries when the clash turned bloody, according to eyewitnesses.

While it is unclear what led to the student’s death, the deceased body has been kept at the Ogbomoso Police Area Command.

Police and LAUTECH authorities are yet to comment on the matter as of the time of this report.