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UNN investigates death of first-year student found in campus drain

The College of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, says it’s working with safety officers within the state to unravel the circumstances behind the demise of a Stage 100 scholar, Favour Okenyi, whose lifeless physique was present in a drain on the college campus.

The Performing Public Relations Officer of the college, Okwun Omeaku, made this recognized in a press release obtained by RexGists Metro on Monday.

Our correspondent had learnt that the Stage 100 scholar of the Division of Medical Laboratory Sciences had disappeared after attending a chemistry sensible.

Nonetheless, her physique was discovered on Friday night close to the Eni Njoku male hostel, on the junction with the college stadium.

A number of movies and photographs circulating on social media confirmed the physique mendacity in a drainage system.

Omeaku described the incident as stunning and provided condolences to the household of the deceased, including that the college authorities are working with officers to stop such incidents from taking place once more.

He stated: “The college neighborhood was shocked on Friday, July 5, by the disturbing discovery of a dull physique in a drain close to the UNN Akanu Ibiam Stadium.

“The College Board is deeply saddened by the lack of our scholar and extends its honest condolences to the household of the deceased for the tragic demise of such a promising younger scholar.

“Administration is working with safety providers and the household of the deceased to find out the circumstances surrounding her demise and to stop comparable incidents from taking place once more sooner or later.”

He concluded that an investigation was underway that will assist arrest the perpetrators.

“The circumstances surrounding the demise are at present being investigated. This may facilitate the investigation and observe down the perpetrator(s) of this evil act,” Omeaku concluded.

When contacted for a response on Sunday, the state police public relations officer, Daniel Ndukwe, requested our correspondent to ship a textual content message, which was despatched to his telephone line.

Nonetheless, he didn’t reply to repeated telephone calls and messages he obtained on Sunday and Monday.

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