Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, UNILAG on Wednesday has broken his silence over alleged murdering of Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga by one of it’s students, Chidinma Ojukwu
He addressed the controversy surrounding undergraduate student, Miss Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu, who allegedly murdered Usifo Ataga, Chief Executive Officer of SuperTV.
Ogundipe, addressing the Journalists on Wednesday, said the university is following due process on the alleged murder case but will not deny their student no matter the travails.
He disclosed that the university is handling the administrative aspect of the issue since the case has become a national matter.
“From the records available to us, Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu, is a student of the University of Lagos who was born on December 12, 1999 from Abia State.
“From our records, her next of kin is Mr Onoh Ojukwu. She is a student of this great university(UNILAG) whether she is a part-time or full-time student. Her matriculation number is 170912015.
“We cannot deny the fact that she is a student of the university,” he said.
On measures taken by the management of the university in handling her case, Ogundipe answered that due process was being followed.
“Since the case has become a national matter that is being handled by the police, the university is handling the administrative aspect of the issue, ” UNILAG VC said.
DAILY GIST reports that The Lagos State Police Command on Thursday arrested 21-year-old Chidinma, a UNILAG female undergraduate for allegedly killing the Chief Executive Officer, Super TV, Usifo Ataga, in the Lekki area of the state.
Chidinma a 300-level student of Mass Communication, said she had been in a romantic relationship with Ataga for about four months before the ugly incident.
Chidinma while addressing Journalists said she and Ataga were “having fun” when an argument broke out and she stabbed him twice.