By Oluwatoyin Adegoke
Allegations that a final-year student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB, had poisoned his girlfriend and another female student of the institution has continued to generate reactions among the university community.
The male final-year student, identified by some residents as Oladokun Ayomide was alleged to have administered substances, suspected to be poison into the cake and drinks offered to the victims after inviting them over to his place at Surulere, Camp Axis, close to Alabata, Abeokuta campus of the university.
Those who witnessed the incident told newsmen that the affected girlfriend, Ugbokwe Mmasichukwu, and her friend, Odumosu Semilore who accompanied her to the suspect’s residence allegedly lost consciousness after consuming the cake and were rushed to the hospital.
The residents claimed that the Chief Security Officer, CSO of FUNAAB, Mr Olusola Ajibola was among those who handed over the suspect to the police for further investigation.
When contacted by Radio Nigeria, the Ogun State Police Public Relations Office, PPRO, indicated that the command’s headquarters was yet to have the details of the incident while the Public Relations Officer, PRO for FUNAAB, Mr Kola Adepoju also gave a similar response, noting that the university was yet to resume from its semester break.