Found Dead: Mystery As 2 Undergraduate Students Die in Kwara

Found Dead: Mystery As 2 Undergraduate Students Die in Kwara

  • Some students of Kwara State University have lost their lives in mysterious circumstances
  • The two students, identified as Tobiloba Daniel and Arewa Abayomi, were studying for the ongoing examination at the institution
  • Their colleagues, after searching for them on the school premises to no avail, reportedly went to their room in the hostel to check on them

In what can be described as bad news for some parents, two students have lost their lives in Kwara state. Tobiloba Daniel and Arewa Abayomi are both 200-level students of the Kwara State University, Malete, Kwara state.

Punch newspaper reports that they were both found dead in their room in a hostel outside the premises of the institution.

According to the report, Daniel and Abayomi were studying for the ongoing examination in the institution. They later decided to go to the hostel to continue preparations for their exams the following day.

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Two Kwara state university students have been found dead.
Some students have lost their lives in a mysterious circumstances in Kwara. Photo: Kwara News
Source: UGC

It was gathered that their colleagues observed that the duo didn’t sit for their exams the next day and were not seen on campus for three days, Vanguard newspaper added.

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Going further, a student was quoted to have said that the deceased were lovers.

The student said that they suspected that the deceased are lovers and became concerned when they were not seen during the ongoing examination for three days.

He added that it was when some of their friends got to their hostel outside the school that they found both of them dead.

He added:

"But we suspect it is a case of poison.”

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Meanwhile, in his reaction, director, University Relations, Dr Saeedat Aliyu, who confirmed the incident, said the university security has not yet released information over the death.

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Meanwhile, Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president of Nigeria, had said authorities at all levels should act fast on the country's problems.

The vice president was reported to have said this on Tuesday, August 30, when the progressives governors paid him a visit over his recent surgery.

During the visit, issues of the ongoing strike by ASUU and the country’s economy topped their discussion, a statement from the state house revealed.

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In another report, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has revealed issues the federal government must immediately address to bring the prolonged nationwide strike to a conclusive end.

ASUU's president, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, noted that first and foremost, the current administration must be transparent and sincere on the lingering issues.


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