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14-year-old arrested in connection with death of FUT Minna lecturer



The Niger State Police Command has announced the arrest of the main suspect believed to be involved in the murder of Dr Fumilola Adefolalu, a lecturer at the Federal University of Technology Minna.

In an official statement released by the Niger State Police Command Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, it was disclosed that the 14-year-old househelp of the deceased, Joy Afekafe, allegedly carried out the attack along with her classmates, Walex and Smart, who are currently at large.

ASP Wasiu Abiodun stated: “On October 10, 2023, some friends and church members of Adefolalu visited her residence in Gbaiko, Minna. Upon arrival, they discovered her lying in a pool of blood with visible signs of injuries on her body, and she was confirmed dead.”

The police spokesperson mentioned that efforts are actively being made to apprehend the suspects who fled the crime scene.