20-year-old Memuna Galadima, (pictured inset above) the daughter of Mustapha Galadima, the Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs to Governor Umaru Al-Makura was on Feb. 26 found dead along the Agwan Ozoro, in the Karshi development area of Nasarawa State.
Narrating his ordeal to Punch, her father, Mustapha Galadima said his Nasarawa Sate University undergraduate daughter had gone to her school to write a test and never returned.
Mustapha said after waiting endlessly for his daughter return, he was informed that her decomposing body was found inside a well along Agwan Ozoro, in the Karshi development area of Nasarawa State.“It was on Thursday, February 26, 2015. My daughter left home for school to sit for a test at the Pianku campus along Nasarawa Road along with three of her friends" he said.
“Upon hearing the news, I mobilised people to go there and check if it were her remains that were found. On reaching there, the search team told me that the body had decomposed beyond recognition. They added that the body was found inside a deep well, saying several attempts made to remove the corpse from the well were unsuccessful. It was when the police brought her picture that we were able to identify her through her legs and there was nothing we could do but to bury her there according to Muslim injunctions. She had been in Keffi for the past three years with her mother, who is also an undergraduate at the department of accountancy of the same institution"he said
Confirming the incident, the state Police spokesperson, ASP Umaru Ismaila, said investigations into the matter is ongoing.