Student, 20, returns to flat six months later to discover PIGEONS have invaded it


Home to roost: Student, 20, who forgot to close window in university halls room when he left due to Covid… returns six months later to discover PIGEONS have invaded his flat

  • Oluwageorge Johnson, 20, left student halls in Nottingham suddenly in March
  • Accommodation workers found pigeon mess after investigating a strange noise
  • They found pigeon droppings all over the flat, chick and eggs in the kitchen sink  

A student was left horrified after he returned to university after the coronavirus lockdown to find his flat had been invaded by pigeons.  

Oluwageorge Johnson, 20, had to leave his student halls in Nottingham suddenly in March before lockdown. 

Last week, he received an email saying accommodation workers had found his flat covered in pigeon droppings, with eggs in the sink and a chick among his clothes. 

Nottingham Trent University student Oluwageorge Johnson, 20, received an email from accommodation workers to say they found pigeon droppings inside his flat 

Mr Johnson had to leave his accommodation suddenly in March due to the coronavirus lockdown and left a window open when he left

Mr Johnson had to leave his accommodation suddenly in March due to the coronavirus lockdown and left a window open when he left

Staff told Mr Johnson they had been investigating a ‘strange noise’ coming from his room when they found the mess. 

Media and communications student Mr Johnson, of Enfield, north London, said: ‘I just wish I hadn’t seen it myself. Then I might be able to sleep at night.

‘I wanted to go back to university last week but I’m going to wait a bit now. I’m never leaving a window open again. Everyone’s shook. 

Mr Johnson, of Enfield, north London, said he wishes he hadn't seen the mess left by the pigeons himself

Mr Johnson, of Enfield, north London, said he wishes he hadn’t seen the mess left by the pigeons himself

Staff found the mess left by the pigeons after going to investigate a strange noise coming from the flat

Staff found the mess left by the pigeons after going to investigate a strange noise coming from the flat

They also found eggs in the kitchen sink

They also found eggs in the kitchen sink surrounded by feathers in the accommodation in the city centre

Staff also found a chick among clothes which Mr Johnson didn't take away with him

Staff also found a chick among clothes which Mr Johnson didn’t take away with him  

‘Coronavirus had been about so my parents turned up out of the blue to take me back home. 

‘People were saying that the military had been deployed and my parents are dramatic. 

‘I left my window open and I was gone for about five months. 

Mr Johnson had left some clothes in his flat and said he now has an opportunity to buy some new ones, although it's a shame some are gone

Mr Johnson had left some clothes in his flat and said he now has an opportunity to buy some new ones, although it’s a shame some are gone

‘I’d left some random stuff behind that I didn’t need like a toaster and clothes that I wouldn’t be wearing over the summer.’

He added: ‘I had an email saying that staff had heard noises coming from my room so went to check and found the mess the pigeons had made. 

‘My sneakers were covered in poo and my toaster. I’m just glad I didn’t walk in and find it. That would have been horrible. 

‘It’s an opportunity to buy some new clothes but it’s a shame that some of it’s gone.’ 

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