A faction of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) have stormed the National Hospital hours after a fight broke out at its election in Abuja.
It was gathered that the students, who arrived the hospital in the numbers, were protesting the alleged delay by medical personnel in treating their members.
Several patients were forced to flee their hospital wards and beds following the violent attack by the NANS factions.
Meanwhile, police officers are currently at the hospital in a bid to restore law and order.
The deployment of police officers in the Central Area of the Federal Capital Territory, where the hospital and the International Conference Centre (ICC) are domiciled.
Security sources said a fight had broken out between two NANS factions leading to violent attacks that left some students injured and hospitalised.
The injured NANS members were later taken to the National Hospital for medical care.