Metro Former UI Vice Chancellor, Femi Bamiro Shot In Ibadan


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Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Femi Bamiro, was shot on Tuesday night in Ibadan by unknown gunmen.

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Details about the incident are still sketchy but Punch correspondent gathered that

Bamiro was attacked around his house and shot in the leg.

He was rushed to the University College Hospital, Ibadan where he is said to be responding to treatment.

Bamiro was the 10th vice chancellor of UI and a predecessor to the immediate past VC, Isaac Adewole, who is now the Minister of Health.

The school’s Director of Communication, Olatunji Oladejo, confirmed the incident adding that the institution’s Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic, Prof. Gbemisola Oke, and the Registrar of the school, Olujinmi Olukoya, had visited him at the UCH.

He said, “I can confirm to you that our former Vice Chancellor, Prof. Gbemiro, was shot on Tuesday night. There is no detail of the shooting for now,” he said.