Senior Secondary Students set school on fire for failing exams

The outbreak of violence among secondary school students in Oyo town to protest their failure after government decision to raise the standard of education reached its climax when some students of the Isale-Oyo Community Grammar School, Oyo State, allegedly set part of the school building ablaze.

The incident occurred early yesterday morning after the concerned and aggrieved students mobilized some other colleagues and proceeded to the school compound to perpetrate these acts.

It took the timely intervention of the men of the Fire Service to put off the fire. Security operatives have been informed of the dastardly act but the culprits were yet to be apprehended.

The school appeared deserted as teachers and students have fled the area for fear of being harmed. Some of the culprits were also seen with dangerous weapons and charms, damaging properties.

Also, six students of Oranyan Grammar School, Oyo allegedly r*ped a female corper yesterday.

Too many nefarious activities in secondary schools in Oyo state.