A 20-year-old 300-level student of Ekiti State University [EKSU], Ado Ekiti, Bukola Odeyemi, has reportedly stabbed her boyfriend, John Iju, to death.
The tragic incident occurred at about 10pm on Monday, ElombahNews gathered.
Bukola, a student of Department of Biology Education, allegedly stabbed late John at Treasure Base Hostel, Iworoko-Ekiti, after an argument.
The argument centered on the deceased’s failure to give her N2,500 to plait hair.
The deceased outcry for help was said to have attracted residents who rushed to the scene and called the police.
An eyewitness, said: “Odeyemi had demanded N2,500 from her lover, also a student of EKSU, to get her hair done at the salon, but an argument ensued after the deceased refused to give her the money.
“During the altercation, Odeyemi stabbed Iju in the chest and his cry for help attracted us but he did not survive the injury”.
Ekiti Police spokesman, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu confirmed the incident, saying the suspect has been arrested and will be charged to court after investigation is concluded.
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