Sunday, March 3, 2013
Students Flee LASU Campus As Damoche Is Buried: Aiye and Bucanners on Revenge Mission
Upcoming Hip Hop artiste, Damilola Olaniyan, popularly known as Damino Damoche, was on Saturday buried at the Badagry Cemetry according to Islamic rites.
The 25-year-old and final year Banking and Finance student of the Lagos State University, was gruesomely killed few meters away a gate of the institution last Thursday after writing a test.
Meanwhile, some pictures of corpses suspected to be students of the Lagos State University went viral on the Internet on Saturday, heightening tension in the school and its environs.
Consequently, students of the institution have expressed fear that some cult members might want to avenge Olaniyan’s death. Reports on social network such as Facebook and Twitter stated that some cult members attacked and killed some students living off campus.
“Some cult members believed to belong to Aiye and Bucanners, went to attack some cult members belonging to Eiye Confraternity that live off campus.
Olaniyan was believed to be a member of Bucanners. It was his gang members that went on the killing spree to avenge his death,” a report stated It was learnt that following the rumour that went viral, many students had left the school and gone home for the weekend in order not to be caught in the cross fire.
When contacted on the telephone, the Student Union President, Ibrahim Tunji, denied the death of more students, adding that normalcy had since returned to the campus.
He said, “I have not received news of the death of any student. I left the school on Friday and I came back on Saturday so I would know if anything had happened. You know anyone can fabricate any story but I don’t think there is need for panic.”
The spokesperson for the state police command, Ngozi Braide, said she would call back when contacted on the telephone but was yet to do so as at press time.