A 20-year-old student of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, has been arrested for stabbing her boyfriend, John Iju, to death at Treasure Base Hostel, Iworoko-Ekiti.
Miss Bukola Odeyemi of the Department of Biology Education, killed her lover because he refused to provide the sum of N2,500 for her hairdo.
According to the Nation, the pair engaged in a heated argument before Odeyemi stabbed her lover.
The incident which happened on Monday caused panic as it was said that the deceased cry for help attracted residents who rushed to the scene and called the police.
An eyewitness, who craves anonymity said: “Odeyemi had demanded N2,500 from her lover, also a student of EKSU, to get her hair done at the salon, but an argument ensued after the deceased refused to give her the money.
“During the altercation, Odeyemi stabbed Iju in the chest and his cry for help attracted us but he did not survive the injury”.
Ekiti Police spokesman, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu confirmed the incident, saying the suspect will be charged to court after investigation is concluded.