Mob kills final year student

Nigerian Police on patrol
Nigerian Police on patrol

A final year student of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Fisayo Olorunfemi, has been killed by a mob at Oloki junction in Ede, Osun State.

Mr. Olorunfemi was killed after he reportedly hit a motorcycle with his Toyota Camry car with registration number AAA 463 DV on Monday.

The passenger on the motorcycle, identified as Islamat Bello, 18, died immediately after the accident.

PREMIUM TIMES gathered that residents of the community who were angered by the death of Ms. Bello mobbed Mr. Olorunfemi to death.

A witness, Kazeem Olusegun, told PREMIUM TIMES that Mr. Olorunfemi “drove recklessly without considering the speed limit of the community.

“Residents got annoyed and mobbed him to death.”

Confirming the incident, Osun State police spokesperson, Folashade Odoro, said “the corpses of the student and the motorcycle passenger have been deposited at the mortuary of the General Hospital Ede. The motorcycle has also been taken to the police station.”

She also said law and order had been restored in the area.

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