The University of Ibadan, Oyo State has been placed under a tight security check following a bomb scare by an unknown group.
The management of the institution on Wednesday, explained that it does not intend to make life unbearable for the university community with the introduction of a recent screening exercise at the gates.
A statement by the school’s Director of Communication, Mr Olatunji Oladejo, disclosed that the measure was in response to the threat by an unknown group to launch bomb attacks on its campus.
Security personnel were stationed at the entrance of the university and they ensure to search visitors and students before they are allowed to enter the school premises.
Oladejo, who said the university was not taking the threat for granted, added that this informed the security beef up in and around the university.
He said that the campus security service had been complementing the efforts of other security agencies in ensuring security on the campus.
“What we are trying to do is to avert any unpleasant situation in the university,” he said.
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