Python chases Delta varsity college students from hostel, college says reptile innocent


Worry gripped college students of Novena College, Ogume, within the Ndokwa West Native Authorities Space of Delta State, after a python invaded a feminine hostel within the college.

Our correspondent gathered that the python was discovered early Monday, creating panic amongst college students.

A supply within the college mentioned college students wakened round 5.30pm and located the snake on the mattress.

“We noticed an enormous snake that slept in a single day with us on the identical mattress in one of many feminine hostels.

“The snake crawled into the hostel and located its solution to the mattress. One of many feminine college students who slept within the room screamed, which drew the eye of different college students. As I communicate, they’ve vacated the hostel,” the supply added.

The Public Relations Officer of the establishment, Mr Emmanuel Odishika, confirmed the incident.

He mentioned, “The group has a sacred snake and infrequently college students run into it, nevertheless it doesn’t harm anyone.

“The college is over 16 years outdated, based in 2005, and since then, the snake by no means harm anyone. The snake is just not dangerous.

“We normally give college students orientation each time we admit new college students; older college students don’t panic as a result of they comprehend it. We can’t prohibit the snake’s motion.”

Odishika mentioned there was no overgrown grass on the college premises, including that the snake didn’t require weed to go to the college.

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