Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Apis mellifera storms UNAAB

It was a dreadful evening for some staffs and students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta as bees invade the institution. The invasion which took place as staffs round up their day activities to retire at home created panic to all beings at the premises of the University.
According to an unconfirmed source, the bee attack disrupted a board meeting of the College of Animal Science and Livestock production, leaving not less than 20 staffs and students including high ranking Professors of the College with memoirs of the attack. It was learnt by witnesses that the chaos started some minutes after the hour of three as people ran for safety.

The Chief Security Officer of the institution was later called, along with the Red Cross to rescue the situation. Minutes later, the University health centre was filled with casualties – of which adequate treatment was given.

At the time this report was filled, a lecturer and student of the College of Agricultural Management and Rural Development had been rushed to the Federal Medical Centre,Idiaba, Abeokuta to receive further treatment.

However, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof.Olufemi Olaiya Balogun celebrates his 58th year on planet earth today as the Senior Staffs Asoociation of Nigerian University (SSANU) awards distinguished personalities who had played their role in upholding democracy in the Nation.



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