Tobiloba Daniel and Arewa Abayomi, two students of the Kwara State University (KWASU), have been found dead in a private hostel.
According to NAN, the duo, suspected to be lovers, were both 200-level students and were writing an ongoing exam when the incident happened.
It is understood that the two students died in Daniel’s room situated outside the varsity.
A student of the institution, who preferred anonymity, said friends to the late students became worried after they did not see them for a period of three days.
The student said they would later visit Daniel’s room where they found them dead and naked.
“We suspect they were lovers and became concerned when they were not seen during an examination and for three days,” the student said.
“It was when some of their friends got to their hostel room outside the school that they found them dead and naked.”
Saeedat Aliyu, the varsity’s spokesperson, said there was no official communication on the matter yet.
Ajayi Okasanmi, the state police spokesman, while speaking on the incident, said the police have launched an investigation to uncover the circumstances that led to their deaths.
“The information is that the two of them were found dead inside their room and the police were alerted,” he said.
“Our officers pulled down the door and they were taken to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) for autopsy. Investigation into the matter is ongoing.”
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