UI postgraduate student murdered in Ibadan
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 News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) 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 neighbours 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.
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 NAN, saying a stone was used to smash her head.
He said investigation into the incident had commenced.