A student of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Happiness Odeh, has been reportedly killed by her abductors.
Odeh, it was gathered, won the Miss MAPOLY beauty contest on August 3, 2022.
The ND2 student of Mass Communication was said to have been kidnapped on her way to Ipara, in Ode Remo on Tuesday evening
DAILY POST reported that the beauty queen was kidnapped along Iperu road by some unknown persons who it was gathered, raped her before killing her in cold blood.
The MAPOLY Students Union (MAPSU), has confirmed the incident.
According to a statement signed by the Students Union President, Sodiq Ajani and the Public Relations Officer, Joy Okolie, the deceased was kidnapped three days ago while going to visit a movie location.
“Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Students Union (MAPSU) announces the untimely death of Miss Happiness Odeh, a Mass Communication student of MAPOLY.
“According to reports, she was abducted along Iperu road to her destination. The deceased left Abeokuta three days ago to visit a movie location at Ipara, Ode-Remo, with the consent of her parents.
“Contrary to the rumours flying around, her death is not related to her status as the new Miss MAPOLY. She won the award on the 3rd of August and the movie location she attended has nothing to do with the beauty pageantry on campus.
“We commiserate with her family, friends and colleagues. May Almighty God grant us all the fortitude to bear this painful loss. Continue to rest in the bosom of the Lord,” the statement read.
The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, had yet to respond to inquiries aabout the incident as at the time of filing this report.