FUOYE confirms missing student’s death, condoles parents
Written by Adeola Ibrahim on September 7, 2023
The management of the Federal University Oye Ekiti has announced the death of a student, Modupe Deborah Atanda, earlier said to be missing.
A statement by the University’s Registrar, Mufutau Ibrahim, said, “It will be recalled that earlier today, the Management had made public the disturbing development of the missing of the deceased and assured that investigation was ongoing as to unravel the whereabouts of the poor students.
“But current information reaching the security outfit of the University has disclosed that the said student is dead.
“While the University Management condoles with the deceased family and the generality of the University community, particularly our dear students, the Management reiterated that investigation is still ongoing and this is being done in collaboration with national security agencies to get to the root of the sad development and bring to book the culprits.
“We, therefore, appeal to students and all other stakeholders to remain calm.“
The registrar had in a statement earlier on Wednesday, directed students to vacate the premises with immediate effect to ensure a thorough investigation into the matter of an alleged missing student.
Ibrahim, who said the university community had taken immediate steps over the matter, disclosed that “national security personnel have been drafted to handle the situation”.