A Higher National Diploma (HND) female student of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa in Kwara State has been hacked to death by yet to be identified people.
Identified as Toyin Bamidele, who is an HND I Food Technology student, was reportedly hacked to death in her rented apartment located outside the polytechnic campus on Thursday, November 16, 2023.
The incident was confirmed to journalists on Friday night by the acting head, Public Relations Unit of the institution, Mrs. Folake Oyinloye, who said that the development was strange in the history of the institution.
Oyinloye, who said that the management had commenced investigation on the bizarre murder in conjunction with security agencies in the state, stated that, “The management condemns this inhumane act in strong terms as it is strange in the Polytechnic community.
“The management received with rude shock the sad news of Miss Toyin Bamidele, HND 1 Food Technology Student, who was allegedly hacked to death in her rented apartment on Thursday 16 November 2023.
“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 soberly 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.
“The management prays to God to repose her soul, grant her eternal rest and uphold her family to bear the loss”, the statement said.
The state Police command is yet to comment on the development.