BREAKING: Sad Day as FUTO Student Dies, Others Injured During Cult Clashes

BREAKING: Sad Day as FUTO Student Dies, Others Injured During Cult Clashes

  • A Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) Owerri student reportedly lost his life during cult-related clashes on Friday morning
  • It was reported that the confrontation was the result of some students from the Imo State University (IMSU) entering the school on a motorcycle convoy
  • A FUTO Man O War commander was said to have been fatally stabbed and died as a result of the injury journalist Bada Yusuf is an accomplished politics and current affairs editor, boasting over seven years of experience in journalism and writing.

A student of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) Owerri has been reportedly killed and several others injured in a cult-related incident.

The incident took place on Friday morning, March 1, when students from Imo State University (IMSU) reportedly entered the FUTO campus in a motorcycle convoy, leading to a confrontation.

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Cult clashes in Imo claim one's life Photo Credit: FUTO
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How FUTO student killed during cult confrontations

During the confrontation, the FUTO Man O War commander was fatally stabbed in the neck by one of the IMSU students, resulting in his immediate death.

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The death and the injuries have left the university community in mourning and shock, The Nation reported.

FUTO is one of the leading federal universities in Nigeria located in Imo, a foremost state in the southeast confronting insecurity.

Insecurity in Southeast, Imo

Recently, vandals attacked and destroyed the facilities of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) in Imo state.

The incident was disclosed in a statement by the general manager of the TCN, Ndidi Mbah.

This is as the police and other security forces in the country are fighting the insecurity in the state.

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The insecurity in the state and in other parts of the southeast has been associated with the activities of the proscribed Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), a successionist group clamouring for the release of their detail leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

Kanu is facing treasonable charges at the Nigerian court in Abuja. After his release, He had run out of the country but was rearrested in Kenya by the security forces.

What to know about Southeast Development Commission bill earlier reported that the Senate has passed the southeast development commission bill after it was first passed in the House of Representatives.

Benjamin Kanu, the deputy speaker, who chaired the house committee of the whole, unanimously passed the bill and sent it to the Senate for concurrence.

Speaking with on the bill, Richard Ngene, a chieftain of the APC in Enugu, listed three major advantages of the bill for the regions.


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