Lawmaker condemns brutal murder of University student

Gaddafi IbrahimSeptember 7, 20231 min

The lawmaker appealed to members of the public with any useful information related to Modupe’s murder to contact the Nigeria Police Force.

A Member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Akin Rotimi Williams Jnr (APC, Ekiti) has condemned in the strongest terms, the brutal murder of Miss Deborah Atanda Modupe, a student of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE).

In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday, Rep. Rotimi called on the Government of Ekiti State, relevant security agencies, and stakeholders in the community to collaborate to fish out the culprits and bring them to book.

“We owe it to the memory of late Modupe to ensure our students, and indeed all residents in our communities are safe and secure as they go about their legitimate activities.”

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He concluded the statement by encouraging anyone with useful information related to this case to contact the Nigeria Police Force, to assist in their investigations.

“It is through the collective efforts of the community that justice can be swiftly served and a sense of security restored,” he said.

The late Modupe, a 200-level student of the institution had gone to study on the evening of September 4 and was reported missing on the same day after she failed to return to her hostel. Her body was later found in a shallow grave on September 6.


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