Security operatives have been mobilized within and around the premises of Rivers State University due to tension arising from shooting and killing of a final year student of the University.
Our correspondent gathered that the final year student was in the department of Agriculture, PRINCE BARISUA who was shot dead by armed men suspected to be members of a cult group.
Our correspondent who visited the University observed another round of shooting that broke out yesterday at the campus after security deployed to the school confronted some suspected individuals within the campus.
The Chief security officer of the University, Henry Ephraim who confirmed the killing to our correspondent said the victim was shot around a field within NDDC female hostel by yet to be identified gunmen around 5pm yesterday and died on their way to the hospital and was pronounced dead by a doctor on duty.
The chief security officer of UST, Henry Ephraim also assured that measures have been put in place to forestall further attacks he confirmed that academic activities have not been disrupted including the ongoing final year examinations and second semester exams.