A 300-level student of the department of Civil Engineering at the Osun State University, Osogbo, Kazeem Amodu Ige has been murdered while trying to separate a fight.
Ige was killed in a fight on Monday evening to the shock of many people. According to a DailyTrust report, Kazeem was allegedly stabbed in the chest by a 400-level student of the department of Physics Electronics of the same university, Yusuff Adekunle, also known as Stone.
The brutal murder took place after pandemonium broke out around the students’ hostel at University road in Oke-Baale area of Osogbo, capital of Osun State on Monday evening as a result of the bloody class by the UNIOSUN students.
Revealing more details, a source disclosed that the deceased student was not among those fighting and that Kazeem was only trying to separate the feuding students when he was stabbed.
It was gathered that the machete cut on Kazeem was very deep and that he was rushed to Our Lady of Fatimah Catholic Hospital, Jaleyemi area for medical treatment to save his life but he was confirmed dead by the doctors in the hospital.
His corpse was initially deposited at the mortuary of the same hospital for autopsy but it was later transferred to the state hospital, Asubiaro area by the authorities of the university.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Fimihan Adeoye while confirming the incident said he had ordered a full scale investigation into the matter and assured that the culprits would not go scot-free.