The University of Benin is urging calm following the gruesome killing of a final year student known as “Mayor” in his hall of residence on Monday night. The university’s Public Relations Officer, Dr. Benedicta Ehanire, expressed her condolences to the family and colleagues of the student while condemning the brutal act.
The identity of the student and his department were not disclosed. However, the university assures that the police and other security agencies are working to apprehend the suspected killer. The university is also working closely with internal security units to ensure such a dastardly incident does not occur again on campus.
Investigations into the killing have commenced as security personnel seek to apprehend those behind the heinous act. As calm gradually returns to the university, students are going about their daily activities while discussing the incident in hushed tones.
The killing of the final year student has left the university community in shock and mourning. The UNIBEN authorities are calling for calm and cooperation as they work to ensure that justice is served and that the campus remains safe for all students.
The incident serves as a reminder of the need for increased security measures in and around universities to prevent similar occurrence