The management of the Lagos State University, Ojoo, has reacted to the killing of its final year student, Favour Daley-Oladele, by suspected ritualists.
The vice-chancellor of the university, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, said he received with great shock the news of the death of the final year student of the Department of Theatre Arts of the university.
Fagbohun said the police have assured that justice will be served in the case and perpetrators be charged to court immediately investigation is concluded.
He, however, called for caution on the part of students and requested that they remain calm to allow law enforcement agents to do their work. He assured that the university would continue to monitor the case.
This was contained a in statement issued on Sunday, December 29, by the Coordinator, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Ademola Adekoya.
The statement read: “According to the police, the deceased was murdered around the 8th of Dec., 2019 at Ikoyi Ile, Osun State by some individuals who have been arrested. The Univ. hereby commiserates with the family of the deceased, staff and students of the Dept and the entire LASU Community.
“The Police have assured that justice will be served in this case as the perpetrators of this heinous crime will be charged to court immediately investigation is concluded.”
Earlier, The Herald reported that the father of the LASU undergraduate who was gruesomely murdered by her boyfriend and his mother for money ritual, has revealed that his daughter was buried in the church premises where the heinous act was committed.
Newsmen gathered that Favour, an undergraduate of Lagos State University (LASU) who was on her way to school, had branched to see her boyfriend, Owolabi at an undisclosed location where he lured her to his hometown in Ikoyi-Ile, Osun state.
Unknown to Favour, Owolabi and his mum connived to use her for money rituals.
The victim was lodged in Fortress hotel where she was later drugged before her body was taken to meet Philip the white garment Pastor, who had been contacted to perform the ritual.
In her drugged state, Philip smashed her head to smithereens using a pestle. He allegedly ripped open her chest, carved her heart out and used it to make a concoction for the boyfriend and his mother.