A 24-year-old girl, Miss Tosin Alabi, has reportedly been stabbed to
death by her male partner over some unsolved issues.
Tosin, an apprentice in a computer institute was stabbed by her boy
friend(name withheld at a popular hotel in Ado Ekiti a couple of days
Reasons why Tosin's lover decided to sniff life out of her girlfriend
was not known as at the time of going to the press, but Saturday
Vanguard gathered that the two friends had gone to the hotel to cool
off but the male friend refused to fulfill the promise made to the
Other clients in the hotel did not know when the trouble started
between the lovers that it resulted to loss of a life.
According to the elder brother of the deceased, Elder Owolabi Paul,
who spoke to journalists in Ado-Ekiti yesterday, the incident occurred
on Saturday, March 24, at a popular hotel in the town.
His words, "On Sunday, March 24, a friend of Toyin called us to inform
us that she was stabbed to death with broken bottle at a hotel in
Ado-Ekiti and that we should go to the State Teaching Hospital to see
her corpse in the hospital's morgue. We went there and confirmed her
According to him, findings at the hotel revealed that trouble broke
out between the lovers following alleged refusal of the boyfriend to
fulfill an earlier promise made to the girl before sex.
Tosin was said to have challenged her boy friend on the need to redeem
his pledge and demanded that he fulfilled his earlier promise.
Saturday Vanguard further gathered that the male friend shortly after
this headed for empty bottles with which he allegedly used to stab
Toyin at the neck and buttocks.
Consequently,the deep cut suffered by the deceased resulted into
profuse bleeding.She was said to have been rushed to a nearby hospital
but due to the absence of doctors to attend to her, Tosin was rushed
to the State Teaching Hospital where she finally gave up the ghost.
The family of the deceased has pleaded with the police and other
security operatives to carry out a thorough investigation into the
mysterious death of their daughter.
According to Elder Owolabi , police are yet to make any arrest since
the killing was reported at the Ologede Police Station, Ajilosun,
He expressed his disappointment that the police had not invited the
owner of the hotel for questioning since the report was lodged since
"By now, the police ought to have been made some arrest including the
owner of the hotel. The police said the father of Tosin's boy friend
was arrested but later released. We don't know why they (police)
should release the father whose son stabbed our sister.
"We want the police to do a thorough job; we are suspecting a foul
play. The police is not making any effort to get to the root of the
matter and we are disappointed," the family's spokesman lamented.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Victor Babayemi, was not
forthcoming ,as he said he was out of the state when a call was put on
his mobile phone,the PPRO promised to link this reporter to another
officer who will respond on his behalf But the officer But as at the
time of filing the story he was yet to do so