PRESS STATEMENT: FROM PLATEAU STATE UNIVERSITY, BOKKOS

PLATEAU STATE UNIVERSITY,                       BOKKOS
    Office of the Vice Chancellor               Public  Relations  Unit

               PRESS RELEASE             

The Vice Chancellor Plateau State University, Bokkos Professor Yohana Daniel Izam  has confirmed the unfortunate news of an attack on one of it's female hostels by suspected hoodlums  on the night of Sunday ,  09th June,  2019.

The incident he said has also left a 100 level Student of Geography in the Institution  dead after sustaining  gun shot injuries.

The Vice Chancellor Professor Yohana Daniel Izam regrets the demise  of the promising young man particularly after a successful matriculation held at the University last week Friday. 

Professor  Izam on behalf  of the University Community and particularly Management of the Institution is deeply touched by this act of man's inhumanity to man and sincerely extends  the deepest sympathy  of Management to the deceased parents and the entire University Community over this shocking  development.

Meanwhile , Professor Izam has appealed for calm and cooperation especially among the students as the University's Campus  Security Committee in collaboration with the Special Task Force have since swung into action to review the situation with a view of  identifying the perpetrators of the crime so that this ugly occurrence can be permanently nipped in the bud. 

John K.  Agam,
Public  Relations Officer, 
10th June, 2019