UNN probes death of first-year student found in campus drainage

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, says it is collaborating with security operatives in the state to unravel the circumstances behind the death of a 100-level student, Favour Okenyi, whose lifeless body was found in a drainage on the university’s campus.

The acting Public Relations Officer of the university, Okwun Omeaku, disclosed this in a statement obtained by PUNCH Metro on Monday.

Our correspondent had learnt that the 100-level student of the Department of Medical Laboratory Science reportedly went missing after attending a chemistry practical.

Her body was however found near the Eni Njoku male hostel, around the varsity’s stadium junction, on Friday evening.

Multiple videos and photos circulating on social media platforms showed the corpse in what appeared to be a drainage system.

Reacting further, Omeaku, while describing the incident as shocking,…


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