DISTURBING VIDEO: UNIBEN Final Year Student Shot Dead In Hostel


Tragedy struck on Monday night at the University of Benin (UNIBEN), when a final-year student of the institution was shot dead by some unknown gunmen.

DISTURBING VIDEO: UNIBEN final year student shot dead in hostel

The deceased final-year student was said to have been shot in his room in what appears like a cult-related incident.

The late student popularly known as ‘Mayor’, ITSALLISAY learnt was said to be in the Department of Public Administration and was shot at about 9 pm, causing panic among students.

Acording to reports his remains had been moved into an ambulance to convey it to the mortuary at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH).

University of Benin, Edo Condemns killing

Meanwhile the management of the University of Benin, Edo State has condemned the killing a final year student.

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.

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 comisserating with the family and colleagues of the late student, the management enjoined 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,” the statement added.

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