Poly student hacked to death in Kwara

Poly student hacked to death in Kwara
Poly student hacked to death in Kwara

A Higher National Diploma female student of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, in Kwara State, has been allegedly hacked to death by yet-to-be identified persons.

The student, identified as Toyin Bamidele of the Food Technology Department, was allegedly hacked to death in her rented apartment outside the campus on Thursday.

The alleged murder was confirmed to PUNCH Online on Friday by the institution’s acting head, Public Relations Unit, Mrs. Folake Oyinloye.

Oyinloye, who said that the management had begun an investigation into the murder in conjunction with security agencies, said, “The management condemns this inhumane act in strong terms, as it is strange in the polytechnic community.

“While the circumstances behind the incident remain unknown, investigations are currently ongoing to reveal the identity of the evil occurrence by the appropriate security agencies and, as a matter of urgency, to fish out the culprits.

“Her demise is an irreparable loss to the entire management and Staff of the Polytechnic.

“The management somberly condoles with her family, friends, and the Department of Food Technology for the great loss and urges anyone who has useful information on this occurrence to report to Security Agents.

“The management prays to God to repose her soul, grant her eternal rest and uphold her family to bear the loss.”

All efforts to contact the police proved abortive, as the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Victor Olaiya, could not be reached on the telephone as of the time of filing this report.

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