Pandemonium engulfed the premises of Imo State University, Owerri and surroundings, on Thursday when some gunmen suspected to be cultists, shot a final year student of the institution .

Sources in the campus told our correspondent that the incident happened at the Education Trust fund building located at the down school area of the campus.

Our correspondent learnt that the victim whose identify had yet to be ascertained as of the time of filing this report, was a final year student of Accounting in the University .

According to eyewitness, the suspected cultists upon arrival, went straight to their target , shot him and fled .

According to the sources , the target was lucky as the bullets hit only his legs ; he bled seriously and later lost consciousness .

The victim, our correspondent gathered, was later rushed to the hospital where he is said to be recuperating.

The Students ’ Union president of the University , Franklin Iwu , who said that the victim was doing well In the hospital ,
advised the students to always be security conscious.

The SUG president commended the students who rescued thevictim and took him to the hospital , even as he assured that his leadership was working together to bring the perpetrators to justice .
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