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Ekiti Varsity Student Allegedly Kills Lover Over ₦2,500





A 300-level student of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, identified as Bukola Odeyemi, has allegedly stabbed her lover named John Iju to death.

Naija News understands that Bukola allegedly stabbed her hubby to death at Treasure Base Hostel in Iworoko-Ekiti after an argument ensued between them over her hubby’s failure to meet with her need of ₦2,500; an amount Bukky intends to make her hair with.

It was gathered that the tragic incident which occurred at about 10pm on Monday, and created panic.

The deceased who was struggling with his life after receiving knife strikes, screamed for help.

The outcry of the deceased was reported to have attracted the attention of neighbours who immediately contacted the Police.

An eyewitness, who requested anonymity said he wondered why a girl would kill her boyfriend over money to plait hair.

He said: “Odeyemi had demanded ₦2,500 from her lover, also a student of EKSU, to get her hair done at the salon, but an argument ensued after the deceased refused to give her the money.

“During the altercation, Odeyemi stabbed Iju in the chest and his cry for help attracted us but he did not survive the injury”.

While confirming the incident, the spokesman of the Ekiti State Police, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu said the suspect has been arrested and will be charged to court after investigation is concluded.

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