Alleged Cultists Threat: OAU Dispels Rumour. The management of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife has dispelled Rumour flying on the cyber space over a threat allegedly issued by a cult group.
The university PRO, Mr Abiodun Olanrewaju issued a statement on Tuesday to inform the general public about the alleged threat.
The statement released by the University management 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.
Mr Olanrewaju stressed further that, “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, The varsity PRO stated.