Fatherwills Ukpangere, a 300-level student of the Department of Communication Arts was in the early hours of today, hacked to death by cultists.
According to a witness who pleaded anonymity, the victim was killed by four students suspected to be members of the Black Axe confraternity.
“Four guys walked into that Barth Ebong area, later I heard gunshots which caused everyone around to run for safety. They came out and escaped through the gate unhindered, after the act,” the witness said.
The victim’s body, according to reports, had cuts on the head and body and had been taken away by the police.
The Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, MacDon Odiko, who confirmed the incident, said the body of the victim has been deposited at the mortuary.
Responding, the Director of Information, Students’ Union Government, said he is aware of the cult clash but the victim is yet to be identified whether he is a student or not.
UNIUYO CAMPUSINFO reported how the University has been under siege by the warring cult groups since last week, unleashing terror accros the campuses.