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IBADAN Killings: Oyo State Police comb Akinyele, as UI postgraduate student is murdered

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Written by Maritime First

Shomuyiwa Azeezat, a female postgraduate student of the University of Ibadan, was on Friday murdered in her rented apartment at Aba Ijefun, Akinyele area, by yet-to-be-identified persons.

The newsmen reports that Azeezat, said to be seven-months pregnant, was a postgraduate student of the Department of Social Work in the Faculty of Education.

The university’s Students’ Union President, Akeju Olusegun, in a statement, said the deceased was hit with a heavy stone on the head, resulting in her death.

“During a visit to the deceased’s residence this afternoon by the Students’ Union leaders, it was confirmed by neighbors that she was hit with a heavy stone on the head.

“However, investigations are on-going by the Nigerian Police Force, Oyo State Command,” Olusegun said.

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The union’s president said that some co-tenants of the deceased had been arrested.

The state’s Police Public Relations Officers (PPRO), Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident to the newsmen, saying a stone was used to smash her head.

He said the investigation into the incident had commenced.

“Men of the police have also been deployed around that axis to provide maximum protection of life and property in the area,” Fadeyi said.


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