A clash between cult members at Akerebiata in the Ilorin-West Local Government Area of Kwara State on Tuesday has claimed the life of a 23-year-old student identified as Mohammed Isiaka.
Isiaka, a Computer Science student of the National Open University, Ilorin campus, was allegedly shot by some boys who allegedly invaded a house in the area in the afternoon.
Police Public Relations Officer in the state Command, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, who confirmed the incident in a statement late Tuesday said the student was attacked and shot by the boys and was confirmed dead by a doctor at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital where he was taken to for treatment.
The statement read, “Today 12/7/2022, information was received that at about 1630hrs, some boys suspected to be cultists visited a house at Akerebiata area of Ilorin, attacked one Mohammed Isiaka ‘m’ aged 23yrs, a Computer Science student of the Open University Ilorin, shot him in the chest.
“Policemen from C Division who raced to the scene on receipt of the information took the victim to UITH, where the victim was confirmed dead by a doctor on duty