Tragedy struck at the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State (FEDPOFFA) as a Higher National Diploma female student of the institution, Toyin Bamidele was allegedly hacked to death by yet-to-be-identified persons.
The victim who was from the Food Technology Department, was allegedly hacked to death in her rented apartment outside the campus on Thursday.
The development was confirmed by the school’s acting head, Public Relations Unit, Mrs. Folake Oyinloye on Friday.
Oyinloye noted that the management in conjunction with security agencies had commenced an investigation into the murder.
She said, “The management condemns this inhumane act in strong terms, as it is strange in the polytechnic community.
“While the circumstances behind the incident remain unknown, investigations are currently ongoing to reveal the identity of the evil occurrence by the appropriate security agencies and, as a matter of urgency, to fish out the culprits.
“Her demise is an irreparable loss to the entire management and Staff of the Polytechnic.
“The management somberly condoles with her family, friends, and the Department of Food Technology for the great loss and urges anyone who has useful information on this occurrence to report to Security Agents.
“The management prays to God to repose her soul, grant her eternal rest and uphold her family to bear the loss.”