Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin Sulyman Age Abdulkaree, has condemned the rape and murder of a 300-level student of the institution, Blessing Omowumi Olajide, at a location outside the institution campus.
Director of Corporate Affairs of the school, Alhaji Kunle Akogun, who described the incident is ugly, said it is unacceptable and must be condemned by people of good conscience.
While sympathising with relations, friends and colleagues of the deceased, the VC promised that the institution would work with security agencies to get to the root of the matter and expose the perpetrators of the heinous crime.
The VC urged students of the university to always be vigilant and conscious of their environment.
He also admonished them to be wary of the kind of friends they keep, places they visit and ensure that they report strange faces or irregular movements in their areas to the school authorities or security agencies in order to preserve their dignity, integrity and safety.
Akogun assured the public, of the schools commitment to ensuring the general safety of the students and staff both within and outside the institution.