Normalcy has returned to Akungba town in Ondo State, following the murder of a final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), Temitayo Ayodeji.
Recalled that the student was stabbed to death by an indigene of the town, who is now at large.
The incident led to the students of AAUA razing the family house of the suspect.
Speaking to Precision Online Newspaper, via telephone, Chief Alaba Yusuf, the Akinrogun of Akungba Land, who is the spokesperson of the Alale (monarch) of Akungba, Oba Sunday Adeyeye, Ajimo III, noted that normalcy has returned to the town.
He said the community and the varsity forum have stepped in.
According to him, when the incident happened, the monarch, Oba Sunday Adeyeye swung into action.
“He informed the police and also invited the military garrison in Ikare,” he said.
Chief Akinrogun said the monarch condemned the action of the indigene who allegedly stabbed the student.
The Chief said the community leaders are on the verge of contacting the family of the young man who was from Ibadan.
“The incident shouldn’t have happened. The monarch and every element in Akungba condemned the action of the suspect in totality.
“We thank God that normalcy has returned. Akungba is a peaceful community and we have nothing to hide.
“Everything is being done to comb everywhere. The community cannot take the law into their hands. The police, military, DSS and other security agencies are involved. As soon as the suspect is nabbed, you will all be informed.
“Like I said earlier, the community and the varsity forum are also looking into the matter. We are doing everything possible to comb everywhere to get the suspect,” Chief Akinrogun noted.