Offa Poly student hacked to death in her room

By Mosunmola Ayobami,Ilorin

A student of the Federal Polytechnic Offa in Kwara state, Miss Toyin Bamidele, has been hacked to death in her rented apartment by unknown persons.

Bamidele was in Higher National Diploma 1 in the department of Food Technology before her death on Thursday.

The acting Head, Public Relations Unit of the institution, Mrs Esther Oyinloye, who confirmed this incident in a statement issued on Saturday, said ” The management received with rude shock the sad news of and condemned the inhumane act in strong term describing it as strange in the polytechnic.

“The management condemns this inhumane act in strong terms as it is strange in the Polytechnic community.

” While the circumstances behind the incident remain unknown, investigations are currently ongoing to reveal the identity of the evil occurrence by the appropriate security agencies and, as a matter of urgency, to fish out the culprits”.

Oyinloye said her demise is an irreparable loss to the entire management and Staff of the Polytechnic.

“The management condoles with her family, friends, and the Department of Food Technology for the great loss and urges anyone who has useful information on this occurrence to report to security agencies.

“The management prays to God to repose her soul, grant her eternal rest and uphold her family to bear the loss” she added.

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