A female student of the Federal Polytechnic in Offa, Kwara State, Toyin Bamidele, has been hacked to death by suspected cultists in the state.
It was gathered that Bamidele, a Higher National Diploma (HND) student of Food Technology, was murdered in her rented apartment outside the campus on Thursday, November 16.
Confirming the incident, the acting spokesperson for the polytechnic, Folake Oyinloye, said the management of the institution has commenced an investigation into the murder of the female student.
Oyinloye said: “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.
“Her demise is an irreparable loss to the entire management and staff of the polytechnic.
“The management somberly 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 agents.”
Meanwhile, the Kwara State Police Command has yet to speak on the incident as of press time.