The deceased, Olajide Blessing
The Department of State Services have arrested eight suspects in connection with the rape and murder of Olajide Blessing, a 300-level agricultural science of the University of Ilorin.
Olajide’s death had sparked protests by many civil society organizations across the country who demanded for justice. She was found with injuries all over her body at her Tanke residence, University road, Ilorin after allegedly being gagged and raped.
It was further learnt that the suspects are helping the service with the investigation. Kwara State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mumini Jimoh (SAN) has also confirmed that some suspects had been arrested over the issue and will be arraigned before Justice I.A. Jusuf on Wednesday June 30.