Authorities at the Lagos State University, Ojo, have called for caution from the students following the reported murder of a final-year-female student, Favour Daley-Oladele.
The students were urged to remain calm to allow the law enforcement agents to conclude their investigation into the matter.
The university’s spokesman, Mr. Ademola Adekoya, said on Sunday in Lagos that the LASU Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, made the appeal.
Adekoya said that Fagbohun, on behalf of the university’s management, assured the university community that the institution would continue to monitor the case and ensure that justice is done.
Adekoya quoted the vice chancellor as saying, “I received with great shock the news of the death of Miss Favour Daley-Oladele, a final year student of the Department of Theatre Arts at the university.
“Based on the Police preliminary investigation, the deceased was murdered on December 8 at Ikoyi-Ile in Ikire, Osun State, by some individuals who had since been arrested.
“The university’s management hereby commiserates with the parents and other family members of the deceased, the staff and students of the department, and the entire university community.
“The Police have assured us that justice will be served in this case as the perpetrators of this heinous crime will be charged to court immediately investigation is concluded.”
Adekoya said LASU’s management reiterated its commitment to ensuring the security of lives and property on all its campuses.
December 30, 2019
Tragedy struck on Christmas eve when the sad news of the death of final year Theatre Arts student of Lagos State University (LASU), Miss Favour Sewanu Oluwabuyikunmi Daley-Oladele was broken to her Parents at their Mowe, Ogun State home.
She was declared missing on Sunday December 8, when she got a call from her boyfriend, Owolabi Adeeko, also an Ex Student of LASU that same day, when he offered to drop her off in school at LASU.
According to her dad, Mr Daley Oladele, they could not reach her again since she left home on Sunday.
A search party began and her phone was tracked to Ikire by Police detectives, where they found her buried body with the heart and some other vital organs already dismembered.
The police at Mowe Police station where the case was reported confirmed the arrest of the culprit Owolabi Adeeko, Pastor Segun Philips of C& S Church, Ikoyi Ile, near Ikire in Osun State.
Owolabi, a suspected Yahoo Plus member, was said to have confessed that the ‘Prophet’ told him to eat the heart of Miss Favour for Money ritual and Power.
He told the Police that he drove her out of Lagos to Ikire where she was killed on the night of Sunday December 8 after they took some vital organs from her body and buried the remains near Ikire.
The Police has confirmed the arrest of the suspected Yahoo Plus member, Adeeko as well as his mother, Mrs Adeeko, C & S Prophet Segun Philips and some others.
A devastated father of Miss Favour, Pastor Daley Oladele, appealed to well meaning Nigerians to assist the family get justice for their late daughter and pray for the family at this time of their grieve.