A thorough investigation into the death of Atanda Modupe Deborah, a student at the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti, has been ordered by the Ekiti State Police Command.
Deborah, a 200 level nursing student, was found on Wednesday night, buried in a little grave.
Her classmates reported her missing after saying they last saw her Monday evening when she entered the classroom to study.
The Police Command announced this on Thursday in a statement from Police Commissioner Ogundare Dare.
“This is to inform the general public that the Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, CP OGUNDARE DARE, has ordered a thorough investigation into the cause of the death of one ATANDA MODUPE DEBORAH, a 200-level nursing student of Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), who was declared missing within the school premises on 5/09/2023 but found dead in a shallow grave at a distance of about 30 meters behind the nursing Lecture Hall.
“While appealing to everyone to be calm, the Commissioner vows that the Command will do everything possible to unearth the identity of the perpetrator(s) and ensure they are made to face the full wrath of the law.
“The Command enjoins anyone with useful information concerning the ugly incident to visit Oye Divisional Police Headquarters, Oye-Ekiti or State CIID or call 09064050086/08053499199.
“Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been deposited in the morgue for autopsy while 10 suspects are currently in custody undergoing investigation.”