Deborah Ifejuwura Olajide , a 200 level Food Science Technology student of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, has been killed by a hit and run driver.
Olajide who was said to be on her home from vigil was knocked down by the vehicle in the early hours of Thursday, while her lifeless body was discovered by her colleagues.
According to a source, the driver of the vehicle who was on top speed rammed into the speed breaker mounted along FUTA junction and in the process tried to avoid other speed breakers and knocked down the girl who was walking home.
Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO in Ondo state, Mr . Femi Joseph did not pick his phone when SUNSHINE HERALD called him on Saturday.
Confirming the incident, the Head of the Protocol and Public Relations Unit of the institution, Mr. Adegbenro Adebanjo, described it as sad and unfortunate.
“The victim died as a result of injuries sustained when she was knocked down on the expressway by a vehicle,” he said.