Following the tragic death of Toyin Bamidele, an HND 1 student at Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, the police in Kwara state have launched an investigation. Toyin was discovered deceased at her residence in Dapson Extension Area, Offa, on November 16, reportedly after an assault by unidentified individuals suspected to be cultists. Read the initial story here.

Confirming the incident, CP Victor Olaiya, the state Commissioner of Police, informed the press that upon receiving the report, a team led by the Divisional Police Officer, Offa Division, swiftly responded to the scene. Preliminary investigations revealed signs of violence on the face and neck of the victim. The deceased was certified dead at Wale Clinic and Hospital, and her body has been deposited in the mortuary for autopsy. One suspect has been apprehended and is cooperating with the ongoing police inquiry.

CP Olaiya urged the public to remain vigilant, cautioning that “malicious individuals are actively seeking targets during this time.”

Updte: One suspect arrested following death of Federal Polytechnic Offa student