Nigeria: FUOYE declares passing of missing student Atanda Modupe Deborah
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
Atanda Modupe Deborah, a student at the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), has been missing since Thursday. On Thursday, the FUOYE administration made the announcement that Modupe Atanda had passed away.
In a statement released in Oye-Ekiti, Mr. Mufutau Ibrahim, the university’s registrar, made the disclosure.
“It will be recalled that earlier today, the management announced to the public the troubling development regarding the missing persons and promised that an investigation was ongoing to determine the students’ whereabouts.
However, the university’s security team now knows that the aforementioned student has passed away.
“While the administration of the university extends its condolences to the family of the deceased as well as the general community of the university, particularly our dear students, an investigation is ongoing with the security agencies with the goal of determining the cause of the tragic incident and making an arrest for those responsible.
He stated, “We therefore urge students and all other stakeholders to remain calm.”
Ibrahim guaranteed guardians of the departed that each individual associated with the passing of their girl would be captured and be made to confront the rage of the law.
According to information obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Modupe Atanda was enrolled in the university’s Nursing Department at the 200 level.
The deceased person’s body was discovered inside the university grounds in a shallow grave behind the Faculty of Pharmacy Building.
According to some university students who spoke with NAN on condition of anonymity, she was last seen on Monday as she headed to her faculty to read.