For the past seven months, it has been sleepless nights for the students of Yaba College of Education (YABATECH), especially the students living in the school hostel as bed bugs has infected virtually all their mattresses.
Meanwhile, It was gathered that bed bugs has infected the hostels since January, with the management, the hostel was fumigated but nothing related has been done recently to ensure it becomes something of past.
A fresher of the school Emmanuel explained how students often applied insecticide on their mattresses before use which is unhealthy; he added that mosquito net can’t help to contain bed bugs.
Another student also said the first time he was at the hostel after being allocated, an old student told him the mattresses has been infected with bed bugs and he had to disinfect it before use.
He reiterated that bed bugs are now everywhere in the hostel, they are also now in lecture rooms.