- FOUYE says that the corpse of Modupe Atanda was not mutilated
- The management also says that about 10 persons have been arrested in connection to the crime
Her body parts were not removed – FUOYE breaks silence on death of 200L student Modupe
The management of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, FOUYE, has reacted to the death of 200l nursing student.
The Management of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Ekiti state, have broken their silence on the death of 200 level Nursing student Modupe Atanda, stating that the young lady’s corpse was not mutilated as reported.
The Registrar of the University, Mr Mufutau Ibrahim, disclosed this in a statement issued in Oye-Ekiti.
Modupe had been missing for sometime, leading to worry and concern. Her body was eventually discovered and reports began to fly that she could have been the victim of ritual attacks.
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The University while debunking this narrative, stated that 10 persons had been arrested in relation to the crime and that Justice would be done.
Ibrahim assured parents of the deceased that every person connected to the death of their daughter would be arrested and be made to face the wrath of the law.
The statement reads:
IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO ALL STUDENTS.
Dear colleagues, it is with a saddened and heavy heart that we mourn the gruesome demise of one of ours late ATANDA MODUPE DEBORAH who before her death was a year two student of the Department of Nursing. The cause of death and manner in which she died is a thing of great pain to the entire student populace in FUOYE.
As we say our goodbyes to a precious and bright student such as MODUPE, members of the FUOYE STUDENTS UNION GOVERNMENT (FUOYESUG) visited the morgue and we were able to confirm to everyone that no part of her body was mutilated contrary to claims and rumors flying around, we can confirm that not less than twelve (12) people have been arrested in connection with the crime and we would not rest until the perpetrators are brought to justice.
While we mourn her sudden loss and pay our last respects to the dead, we hereby charge every security operatives in EKITI STATE to investigate and bring the perpetrators of this grave crime to book. A team comprising of the student union executives would pay a condolence visit to her parents and loved ones to show support for the family at this trying time, we pray God in his infinite mercies grant the departed soul eternal rest and give us the fortitude to bear the loss.
We demand justice !!!
See statement below
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