Students of Kogi State University, Anyigba took-over the Ankpa-Anyigba road to protest the alleged murder of a final year student of the university (names withheld) by a Federal Road Safety Officer along Ankpa road.
Eyewitness account had it that the student was allegedly beaten to death for his failure to bribe the officer.
According to the eyewitness, trouble started when the officer stopped the student and after interrogation, demanded for a......
bribe of 100 naira. The late student was said to have refused to part with the sum, leading to a heated argument between the duo.
The Road Safety Corp was said to have thereafter descended on the student, leading to the latter’s death.
When the news filtered into the campus, thousands of students besieged the Streets and later stormed the Road Safety Office in the town.
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