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Ekiti state university student kills boyfriend for failing to give her N2,500 to make her hair

Valentine Chinyem

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Miss Bukola Odeyemi, 20, has reportedly killed her lover, John Iju to death at Treasure Base Hostel, Iworoko-Ekiti.

The suspect, who is a student in the Department of Biology Education of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death following an argument which ensued them, over his failure to give her N2,500 to plait her hair.

Neighbors who rushed to the scene after they heard the victim cry for help, called the police.

An eyewitness, who spoke in anonymity, said: “Odeyemi had demanded N2,500 from her lover, also a student of EKSU, to get her hair done at the salon, but an argument ensued after the deceased refused to give her the money.

“During the altercation, Odeyemi stabbed Iju in the chest and his cry for help attracted us but he did not survive the injury”.

Spokesman fot the Ekiti Police command, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu, who confirmed the incident, said the suspect has been taken into custody and will be charged to court after investigation is complete.