UNN management shocked as body of missing female student is found in drainage

Favour Okenyi

The management of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) in Enugu State has expressed shock as a female student has been found dead three days after she got missing.

The body of the deceased identified as Favour Okenyi was found in a drainage in the varsity.

The student of the Department of Medical Laboratory Science  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.

A report on ‘Linda Ikeji’  noted that Favour’s lifeless body 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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