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Decomposing body of missing UNN first year student found in drainage on campus
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Mon, 8 Jul 2024   ||   Nigeria,

A missing 100-level female student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) in Enugu State has been found dead.

The deceased identified as Favour Okenyi was said to be a student in the Department of Medical Laboratory Science of the university.

She reportedly went missing on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, after attending her chemistry practical.

Her corpse was found inside a drainage at the back of the Eni-Njoku male hostel, near Akanu Ibiam Stadium on Friday evening, July 5.

The lifeless body of Favour was said to have been discovered by some students.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the university, Okwun Omeaku, said the institution’s management was shocked by the discovery.

In a statement on Sunday, July 7, Omeaku said the university management was collaborating with security agencies and the family of the deceased to uncover the circumstances surrounding her death.

According to him, uncovering the circumstances behind the student’s death would help the university to prevent the recurrence of such incidents in the institution.

“The university administration is deeply saddened by the loss of our student and extends heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased for the tragic death of such a promising young student,” he said.

“We implore anyone in possession of useful information that could aid in the investigation to kindly reach out to the university administration.”





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