Posted by BASH 11th Feb, 2021

A yet to be identified student of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo (RUGIPO), Ondo State has been confirmed dead as the institution’s student union government election turns bloody.

According to reports from the institution, the victim was shot dead by a rival cult group but details of the incident remains sketchy last night.

The state police spokesperson Tee Leo lkoro said the command was yet to be briefed by the Divisional Police Officer in Owo.

The two rival cult group reportedly interested in the election clashed when it was obvious the other had lost out in the election.

The deceased student according to sources was murdered outside the campus.

A source said that the outcome of the student union election didn’t go down well with a cult group hence the clash.

The source said that the management of the institution had earlier declared the election inconclusive because of the number of students who turned up for the election.

The polytechnic management is yet to issue any statement on the development.

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