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UNIBEN Student Axed To Death

The University of Benin, UNIBEN was on Friday thrown into mourning as unknown gunmen allegedly axed a 300-level student of the Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Physical Sciences‎ of the institution identified as Gbenedio Ejyroghene.

The horrible murder of Ejyroghene took place in the Ugbowo Campus of the institution on Friday at about 7 pm, where he was axed on the head, resulting to his death at the spot.

The university’s spokesman, Harris Osarenren, who confirmed the death of the student said the murder has been reported at the Ugbowo Police Station, adding that the remains have been deposited at the mortuary of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, UBTH.

Osarenren said the police had commenced investigation into the circumstances surrounding the killing of the student.

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