Unilorin student beats lecturer to coma


A 400-level student of the Department of Microbiology, University of Ilorin, has beaten a lecturer to stupor.

The student, simply identified as Captain Walz, reportedly didn’t observe the compulsory Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) and sought the lecturer’s help.

The victim, identified as Mrs Zakaria is said to be the student’s project supervisor.

The incident, it was gathered, happened on Thursday.

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According to findings, the student had gone to the woman’s office to seek her help over his failure to do his SIWES.

But following the lecturer’s refuser, Walz reportedly became furious and assaulted Mrs Zakariya inflicting severe injuries on her.

She was subsequently rushed to the hospital for treatment.

The Director of Corporate Affairs of the institution, Mr. Kunle Akogun confirmed the development to Daily Trust in a telephone interview Saturday night.

“Yes, the incident is to true but lecturer is now in a stable condition. The Vice Chancellor, Prof Abdulkareem Age visited her in the company of some Dean’s and other university staff.

“They described further described the incident unfortunate and sad and assured justice will be done on the matter.

“He ordered proper care of the victim on the bill of the university,” Akogun added.

Daily Trust

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