Violence erupted in Ila-Orangun, Osun State, on Tuesday, when students of Osun State College of Education, went on the rampage to protest the death of two of their colleagues killed an auto accident. The deceased simply identified as Sodiq and Wale of the Department of Accounting and Arts respectively were on their way to receive lectures on a commercial motorcycle in when accident occurred.
The motorcyclist did not die but one of the students died on the spot while the other died on the way to the hospital.
It was gathered that the motorcycle suddenly ran into a heap of gravel along the road, throwing off the students while a vehicle coming on the opposite direction hit them.
The students, who blamed the Federal Road Safety Commission for not preventing the pouring of gravel along the road, stormed the FRSC unit in Ila, which they vandalised.
They later went to the residence of the Chairman, Ila-Orangun Local Government Council, Mr. Segun Awotunde, and vandalised it.
They also damaged the fence of the palace of the Orangun of Ila, Oba Wahab Oyedotun, but a timely intervention of the police stopped the situation from degenerating.