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A male student of Fika Government Secondary School allegedly murdered by an unidentified man, has been found dead in an abandoned hostel in the school's premises in Yobe state.

The victim identified as Garba Sani, reportedly stepped out of class to urinate at about 9:30 am but was later found dead, Daily Trust reports.

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According to the reports, a teacher in the school speaking on conditions of anonymity, said that the deceased may have been dragged into the building and murdered.

Daily Trust also reports that some students claim to have seen a man suspected to be the killer, successfully jump over the school's fence.

The students reportedly chased the man but is reported to have lost him at Garin Maina.

However, some who claim to have seen him at close range, say he looked like an ex-student of the school.

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Confirming the reports, the Yobe state Police PRO, Bulus Ndam, said the corpse of the deceased was discovered at about 9:30am and that a suspect identified as Adamu Yusuf Kunle, has been arrested in connection with the murder.

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