300 level Student of Ekiti state University identity as Bukola Odeyemi, 22 years old, has been arrested for stabbing her boyfriend to death over his inability to give her N2,500 money she demanded to do her hair.
The tragic incident, reportedly took place at one of the private hostels occupied by the students of the university at about 10pm, the source revealed.
Sources (Name withheld) revealed that the 22-year-old student of the Department of Biology Education had a misunderstand with her boyfriend, who is also a student of the university, over his inability to give her the N2,500 she requested for to do her hair.
The lovers was said have engaged each other with q heat of argument over the matter before Odeyemi allegedly picked up a knife and stabbed Iju on the chest.
“The refusal of the boyfriend to meet her demand resulted in a heated argument, which angered the young woman, and both of them started fighting.
“During the fight, the deceased was said to have gained the upper hand and Odeyemi saw a sharp knife on the tray and picked it and stabbed him in the chest.
“Iju, who suffered a deep cut, fell on the floor with blood gushing out of his chest and he died on the spot. The people around cried for help, but that did not help the situation.”
They said that it was Iju’s shout for help that attracted them to the scene.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu, said, “The incident is confirmed. The suspect has been arrested.”
Ikechukwu, who stated that the police had begun investigation into the matter, added that the suspect would be charged after the conclusion of investigation.
“It is so unfortunate that somebody would stab her boyfriend because of N2,500 for a hairdo. Parents should always look out for their children to know what they do in higher institutions. Sometimes, parents should pay surprise visits to their children and wards to know where they stay and monitor their activities,” the PPRO stated.