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UNN first-year student found dead in drainage.

8th July 2024

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The management of the University of Nigeria Nsukka has confirmed the tragic death of a first-year student whose lifeless body was discovered in a drainage on Friday, July 5.

The deceased, identified as Favour Okenyi from the Department of Medical Laboratory Science, was found near Akanu Ibiam Stadium within the university premises.

In a statement issued on Sunday in Nsukka, the university’s Acting Public Relations Officer, Okwun Omeaku, confirmed the incident.

He said the university community is deeply shocked and saddened by the unfortunate death of the young student.

“The circumstances surrounding the death are currently under investigation that will aid investigations and fish out perpetrator/s of the evil act,“ he said.

The statement condoled the deceased family and said that the university authority was collaborating with security agencies and the family of the deceased to uncover the circumstances surroDrainageunding her death to prevent any recurrence.

“The University Community was shocked on Friday, July 5, by the distressing discovery of a lifeless body found in a drainage near Akanu Ibiam Stadium, UNN.

“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.

“The management is collaborating with security agencies and the family of the deceased to uncover the circumstances surrounding her death and to prevent any potential recurrence of such incidents in the future,” the statement added.



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