Varsity don lands in hospital after heavy beating by student

Posted by News Express | 14 November 2021 | 1,011 times

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A 400 level student of University of Ilorin (Unilorin) has beaten a female lecturer of the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Mrs Zakariyyah, to coma on Thursday.

According to reports gathered, the student, who is identified as Captain Walz, entered the lecturer’s office and started assaulting her. Mrs Zakariyyah tried to escape into another office but the student ran after her and strangled her till she passed out.

The Director of Corporate Affairs of the institution, Kunle Akogun, confirmed the incident and stated that the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, in company of the Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, Professor Oladiji, the Director, University Health Services, Dr Odunola and a few other staff visited the victim and her family, on Saturday.

However, the lecturer is now in stable condition and recuperating and the student is currently in the Police custody.


(Independent: Excludes headline)


Source: News Express

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