Some students of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, who were recently arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have been released
Their release followed the reported protest by the students of the institution, who stormed the office of the anti-graft agency in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Edugist gathered that EFCC operatives had arrested the students, numbering over 70, in Ile-Ife, Osun State, during a raid on Tuesday.
The operation, it was also gathered, targeted two off-campus hostels, Fine Touch and Superb, in Oduduwa Estate, Ile-Ife around 2 a.m.
However, Abiola Awoyeye, a member of the Osun State House of Assembly, representing Ife Central State Constituency, said that 58 of the arrested students have regained their freedom.
He added that talks are ongoing for the release of the remaining 11.