A 400-level student of the Department of Microbiology, Faculty Of Life Sciences, University of Ilorin, Kwara State, identified simply as “Captain Walz” has reportedly beaten his project supervisor, a female lecturer, to a Coma
Reports have it that “Captain Walz”, a popular student in the school had issues with the lecturer because she refused to cover him for not observing the compulsory Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES).
Eyewitness reports have it that, Captain Walz had gone to the lecturer’s office to seek her help for his issue because he didn’t observe the SIWES.
The witness said “He entered the woman’s office and started banging the table. The woman abused him and he moved closer to the woman and started slapping the woman.”
“The woman tried to escape but he kept pursuing the woman, the lecturer ran into an office but Captain Walz broke the window and started punching her hardly.”
The witness further said “While trying to escape, he pursued the woman till she fell down and had her head cut. He then tried to strangle her till she was in a coma”.
The Director of Information in the university, Alhaji Kunle Akogun, confirmed the incident and said that “Mrs. Zakariyyah, is now relatively stable and recuperating after the ugly incident of Thursday where she was attacked by a 400Level male student.”
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sulyman Age Abdulkareem also confirmed the incident and described the incident as sad and unfortunate.
He however assured that justice would be done on the matter.
He also ordered proper care of the victim on the bill of the university, while also reiterating his commitment to the welfare of all staff and law-abiding students.
The school authorities have stated that “Captain Walz” has been arrested by the school security operatives and transferred to a police station.