A student at the University of Ilorin has been arrested after being accused of beating a female teacher to a coma, police in Nigeria said.
According to the police, the student had gone to see the supervisor over his final year project work when a disagreement ensued.
He allegedly attacked the lecturer who sustained a head injury and went into a coma.
The lecturer is being treated at an undisclosed hospital while the student is being held in police custody.
The university’s spokesman Kunle Akogun confirmed the incident in a statement shared with local media on Sunday.
He said the lecturer was recovering well.