Just three days after; the first attack, robbers with POS stormed the University of Uyo Hall 6 female hostel again this morning.
The robbers with POS numbering about six, stormed the hostel brandishing guns, cutlasses and POS Machines.
During the attack, the robbers carted away phones, laptops and money; students who didn’t have cash were forced to use the POS, while others were; beaten up.
The same hostel had been; robbed on Monday, where valuables were taken and a girl received a machete cut, leaving her with; a deep injury in her head.
This was; gathered that after the robbery, they promised to visit again; the same promise they made after; they attacked on Monday.
After the attack, the students took to the streets, cordoning Ikpa Road and the University First Gate axis, to protest the incident.
Addressing the students, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Enefiok Essien SAN, who arrived the scene in company of the Dean of Students and the Chief Security Officer, condemned the attacks, adding that efforts were in place to bring the perpetuators to justice.
Prof. Essien revealed that the University Management was; working on addressing the issue, including the deployment of police presence on campus to forestall further occurence.
He pleaded with the students to be calm and return to their normal activities, without fear of any attacks or intimidation.