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Massive Protest In LAUTECH Over Death Of Final Year Student, Hotelier

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Angry youths and students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, staged a public protest on Wednesday, in Ogbomoso, Oyo State.

According to PUNCH, the alleged killing of a final year student, identified as Rachael Opadele, and an hotelier, Olugbenga Owolabi sparked the protest.

The two victims were abducted on Thursday night at the hotel located in the Abaa community in Surulere Local Government Area.

Sources close to the student’s family claimed that the victims were shot dead after the kidnappers had received a N5 million ransom.

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The okada rider, who took the ransom to the kidnapper’s hideout, was reportedly shot, but he is still alive.

The LAUTECH Student Union President, Anuoluwa Adeboye, claimed he had not confirmed the news from the police.

Even though the Police are yet to issue any statement about the development, the Olugbon of Orile Igbon, Oba Francis, confirmed the incident saying it is true.

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The angry youths and students took over the Ogbomoso Ilorin road, protesting over the alleged killing of the victims.

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