The Lagooz Schools on Omotoye Estate in the Orile Agege area of Lagos State experienced huge pandemonium after some hoodlums invaded the school premises.
PUNCH Metro learnt that some Hausa teenagers, numbering about 100, stormed the school with machetes and other weapons.
They were said to have attacked the school’s principal and a teacher, identified as Uncle John, during a free-for-all which lasted for about two hours.
Punch correspondent was told that the rampaging youths, aside damaging some property of the school, allegedly made away with N1.5m.
Policemen from the Elere divison, operatives of the Special Anti-robbery Squad and some members of the Oodua People’s Congress, were said to have repelled the attack as residents fled the area.
Punch correspondent were told that seven of the hoodlums were arrested, while others escaped after SARS operatives opened fire on them.
A resident, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said trouble started when the school finished its valedictory service party on Saturday, but the teenagers refused to leave the school premises.