Abeokuta, Happiness Odeh, a student at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), was allegedly murdered by kidnappers.
The deceased, who won the facility’s beauty pageant on Aug. 3, is said to have been kidnapped Tuesday night en route to Ipara, Ode Lemo.
Both the university’s management and the student union leaders confirmed progress on Saturday.
Odeh’s body was said to have been found Thursday in a bush on a road along Yperlemo.
In a statement signed by union president Sodik Ajani and head of public relations Joy Okory, a copy of which was obtained by The Premium Times on Saturday, the deceased disappeared on Yperu Street en route to film locations. became.
Part of the statement read, “The Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Students Union (MAPSU) has announced the untimely passing of Miss Happiness Odeh, MAPOLY’s media student.
“Contrary to popular rumors, her death has nothing to do with her status as the new Miss Mapori. has nothing to do with campus beauty pageants.
“Our hearts go out to her family, friends and colleagues. May Almighty God grant us all the fortitude to bear this painful loss. ’” the statement read.
The union president added that the body of the murdered student is being kept in the morgue at the Orabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital in Saga Prefecture.
“It was so pathetic. The kidnappers killed her and left with the phone. Her body was found in the bushes along the Yper Road. The body was placed in a morgue. We were in the hospital yesterday (Friday) with her parents.May God rest her soul,” Ajani said.
Meanwhile, attempts to contact Abimbola Oyemi, the public relations officer of the Ogun State Police, failed because he did not answer the phone.
Confirmed by school
Polytechnic spokesperson Yemi Ajibola confirmed the incident when contacted.
With sympathy for the family of the deceased, Ajibola advised students not to cycle to remote areas, especially at night.
In a call with Premium Times, Ajibola said, “The police are aware of the matter and to ensure that the perpetrators of this heinous act are arrested and, by the grace of God, they are all prosecuted.” We are serious about it.”
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