Top News

FUOYE student's death : Friend arrested, Osun poly mgt reacts

Adekemi Adewumi, a friend to the late Faderera who accompanied her to the residence of Ayo Malik in the koko area of Iree on Monday has been arrested, the police have said.

 Federera a student of the Federal University , Oye Ekiti , Ekiti State with her friend ,  Adewumi were said to have passed the night in the apartment and ate rice provided by their host around noon on Tuesday .

The Police Public Relations Officer in Osun State , Yemisi Opalola ,yesterday said that the incident was reported to the police on Tuesday by a resident of Koko, who said a corpse was discovered in one of the houses in the area .

Opalola said when the scene was visited, the lifeless body of 21 - year -old Faderera was recovered .

She stated , “ The deceased ’ s friend, Adekemi Adewumi, has been arrested , but their host , Ayo Maliki , who is said to be Faderera ’s boyfriend , is at large. The State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department is investigating the matter .

“The corpse of the deceased has been deposited in the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital ’ s morgue in Osogbo for an autopsy.”

Meanwhile, the management of the Osun State polytechnic yesterday said Ayo was not its student .

Its reaction came as there were confusion to the suspect's student's status.

The Public Relations Officer of the polytechnic, Mr Tope Abiola , said they have gone through necessary documents but could not find the suspect's name.

He added that students of the institution had left the school since the government ordered that the school be shut as part of measures to curtail the lethal coronavirus.

 , “We have gone through our records and we could not find his name .

“We checked our portal and other relevant documents and we could not find his name . Most importantly , no student of the polytechnic is around now .

“They have been sent home because of the government order that all academic institutions should be shut to prevent the spread of coronavirus . ”

No comments