Report reaching us confirmed that a National Diploma (ND) II student of Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin was on Monday evening shot death by suspected cultists. grapevine gathered that the victim was a suspected member of another rival cult group.

It was reported that the victim was shot at a far distance without any effect on him, a development that reportedly prompted the ‎assailants to chase and grab him and then fired several gun shots on his head to kill him and then ran away.

The security guards on duty were said to have quickly alerted the police who immediately came to the scene of the incident to carry the remains of the ND2 student away and deposit it at the mortuary of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital that same monday night.

The Registrar of the Polytechnic, Pastor Moses Salami, who confirmed the development, said that since the incident happened on Mondaythe men of the Nigeria Police and that of the Directorate of the State Security Service had been mounting surveillance on the campus to check likely reprisal attacks.

“It’s true that after the staff have closed for work on Monday around 7.30pm, we learnt that one ND2 student was shot dead and the police was immediately alerted.

“They arrived the scene of the incident and took his corpse away to University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. Since then, the security agencies have been coming to our campus to investigate the incident”, he said.

Also, the Police Public Relations Officer in Kwara state, Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the development, saying however that he was yet to be officially briefed.

“Yes, I heard that a student was killed in the Kwara state Polytechnic on Monday, but I’m yet to be officially briefed”.

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