Monday, April 27, 2015 was a sad day at Ode Aye in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State for the family of Ikudabo, when the lifeless body of Blessing Ikudabo ,15, an SS1 student of Daniken High School, Ode Aye was gruesomely murdered at her father’s resident at No 4, Jesumbo Street, around 9:30 pm.
Blessing, who was suspected to have been struck on the head with an unknown object and dragged to the back of their neighbour’s house.
According to her younger brother, Master David Taiwo, the deceased had gone to the bathroom behind their house to take a pre- bedtime shower but never returned.
“We knew when she went to the bathroom but did not notice if she came back or not until when our daddy returned from outing. When daddy called on her and there was no response, we all became apprehensive “David said.
“Her dress, the bathing soap, the underwear which she was washing was all found on the ground.”
He added that when they grew apprehensive, they began to ask the neighbours if they had seen her.
Her dad took up the rest of the story,” I searched round for her whereabouts but it proved abortive… to my greatest shock, I spotted my child lying lifeless on the ground at one corner of the compound.”
Meanwhile, officers and men of the Okitipupa Police Division have commenced investigations into the crime, which is the first of its kind in the community.
All efforts by Nigerian Pilot Sunday to speak with the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Ifeanyi Ohuruzo failed as he could not be reached for comment on the incident .
A police source informed that the corpse of young girl has been deposited at the Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Okitipupa.

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