Students of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) and students’ union leaders have expressed outrage over the killing of a 300-level student of agricultural science, Blessing Olajide.
The spokesperson of the police in Kwara State, Ajayi Okasanmi, earlier said Ms Olajide, who they believe was first raped, was killed at her residence at Tanke area of Ilorin.
The deceased, who was living with her elder sister, was a student of the Agricultural Science Department of the school.
Mr Okasanmi in his statement on Thursday noted that the deceased “was lying dead on the floor when neighbours entered her apartment and saw her with her two hands tied to the back, and mouth gagged.”
She was naked and had bruises on her private part, the police said.
“Also a note, said to have been written on a piece of paper was placed on her chest containing a message, ‘Unilorin doesn’t forgive’.
“The people later informed the police at F’ Division Police Station, who discovered the dead body, snapped the picture, and took the corpse to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) for autopsy,” the police said.
Many students of the school have demanded justice for the deceased, trending the hashtag #JusticeForBlessing on Thursday night.
In reaction to the unfortunate incident, Waliu Taofeek, the President of the students union, urged the students to keep calm, promising that the union will take necessary action.