UNIBEN condemns killing of Kegite chief
The management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo State has condemned the killing of the Kegite chief of the school, Desmond, popularly known as Mayor.
It was gathered that Mayor, a final year student of the Department of Public Administration, was shot in the face at close range at 9 pm on Monday.
The Public Relations Officer of UNIBEN, Dr Benedicta Ehanire, in a statement on Tuesday, disclosed that the management was working closely with the police and internal security to apprehend the killer.
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The statement read, “The management of the University of Benin has condemned the brutal and sad killing of a final year male student, known mostly as ‘Mayor’ (real name withheld) on the night of Monday 3rd March 2023.
“The gruesome shooting occurred in one of the halls of residence and was carried out by yet to be identified gunman.
“While commiserating with the family and colleagues of the late student, the management enjoins other students to be calm.
“Management is also working closely with the internal security units in ensuring that such dastardly incident does not occur again within the university’s premises.”