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Varsity lecturer found slaughtered in her room

A female lecturer with the Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMinna), Dr. Mrs Adefolalu Funmilola was on Sunday morning found slaughtered in her room in the Gbaiko area of Minna, Niger State.

Sherifat was seen lying in a pool of blood in her residence in the Gbaiko Area of the town.

The sad incident was confirmed to Channels Television on Sunday by the chairman of the school’s Academic Staff Union of University, Prof. Gbolahan Bolarin.

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Bolarin narrated that the deceased lecturer’s body was discovered when her church members traced her home after she was not seen during service.

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According to the report, some residents who forced the door to her house open met the deceased lying on the floor.

Sherifat’s body was later moved the body to the mortuary by police operatives.

The spokesman of the state police command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun also confirmed the incident

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He said, ”0n 29/10/2023 at about 1000hrs, some friends of one Dr. Mrs. Funmilola Adefolalu, a lecturer at FUTMinna visited her residence in Gbaiko Area of Minna due to inability to get her on the phone and unfortunately, on getting to the house, the visitors met her lying in a pool of blood with marks of injury on her body.

“Two knives with blood stains suspected to have been used to stab her by unknown person(s) were recovered from the scene.

“The body was taken to IBB Hospital, Minna where she was confirmed dead. The unfortunate incident is under investigation”, the PPRO declared.

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According to some residents, the late varsity teacher’s husband – who was a professor in the same school – had passed on.

Until her death, she was staying with a female house help but laid off the girl on Friday, they added.


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