- A Kogi state university student was recently killed on his birthday
- According to reports, he had gotten into a misunderstanding with a fellow student who later stabbed him to death
- The alleged killer identified as Yusuf, fled the scene and is currently on the run
What was set out to be one of his memorable days turned tragic for Ali Umar Sherif who was killed on his birthday. The 300 level Philosophy student of Kogi state university was stabbed to death by a fellow student.
According to reports, the incident happened on Thursday, August 2, at their residence at Transformer Junction, Egwume road, Anyigba. Sherif was said to be celebrating his birthday when he got into an argument with the 100 level student identified as Yusuf also known as Santa.
The argument eventually led to a fight. Sherif was said to have picked up a stick while Santa picked a bottle, broke it and stabbed him in the neck before fleeing the scene. The victim was subsequently rushed to a hospital identified as Good Shepherd Hospital, where he was confirmed dead.
The alleged killer was said to have immediately fled the scene and his current whereabouts remains unknown.
Many of his friends have taken to the social media platform to mourn their dear friend. One of them identified as Kool Prince wrote a heartbreaking final farewell to Sherif.
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