There was pandemonium at the Ugbowo Campus of the University of Benin last Friday, when a year three student of the Department of Chemistry, Gbenedio Ejyroghene, was murdered by unknown gunmen.
It was learnt that Ghenedio, who is popularly known as “Kazito” was taking part in final year students jeans carnival organised by the Faculty of Physical Science at the 1000LT field when he was shot in the head by the assailants around 7pm.
A source, who pleaded anonymity, told newsmen that the late Chemistry student was on probation until his death and was often spotted in the final-year class of the department.
The PRO of the University of Benin, Harris Osarenren, who confirmed the incident, said the remains of the deceased had been deposited at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, UBTH.
He also added that the case had been reported to the Ugbowo Police Station, while investigation had commenced.