A first class graduate identified as Mr Sule Mathew, has been reportedly killed by unknown gunmen in Anambra.
According to source, Sule Mathew studied Information and Media Studies in Bayero University Kano and bagged first class from the Faculty of Communication.
He was killed with other passengers at Ekwulobia, a city in Anambra State after Awka, Onitsha and Nnewi.
According to a fellow coursemate of Mr Mathew who also interned with him at PR Nigeria, Silas Manager, the deceased had planned to go for the mandatory youth service corps before his death.
He said “Mathew was among the first set of students to intern with PRNigeria Centre in Kano in 2019. He lost his father in June, few months to his final examination, and graduated as the overall best student of our Department in August 2021 and was due to enrol for mandatory NYSC programme next week,”
“He was on a 6-month non-residential fellowship program that trains, and mentors young citizen activists to push for democratic reforms – Gidan Yanci. He was on his way to Anambra from Abuja when the gunmen attacked their vehicle” a tear-filled Mr Gambo Ibrahim, a bosom
“After waylaying them, the gunmen opened fire on them killing all of them except the driver who escaped. So, when we couldn’t reach him and hear of the incidence, we sent Sule’s picture to the mortuary to confirm if he was among those killed and we got feedback that he was identified among those killed,” she narrated.
“Prior to this sad news, I kept calling him on phone but couldn’t reach him then suddenly we heard this sad news. I am so shocked,” Binta Musawa, Mr Sule’s coursemate stated.