A suspect connected with the killing of the 29-year old pregnant student
of the University of Ibadan has been arrested by the Oyo State Police
The student, Azeezat Shomuyiwa, was murdered in Ijefun, Akinyele area of
Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, last week. She was found dead in her
home with injuries showing that her head was smashed with stone. She was
seven months pregnant at the time of her death.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, Mr. Olugbenga
Fadeyi, confirmed the arrest of the suspect when asked for an update on
the killings of Shomuyiwa and Barakat Bello.
Fadeyi, who is a Superintendent of Police (SP), said the suspect was in the police custody assisting in investigation.
He said: “We are working to make sure that others in connection with the
incident are arrested and prosecuted accordingly. The Criminal
Investigation Department is still on the case. The suspect is for
Azeezat’s case. Efforts are on regarding the other Case.”