From Rose Ejembi, Makurdi
A Nigerian Air Force personnel, simply identified as Lieutenant B.A. Kalu, has killed his classmate/girlfriend, also an Air Force personnel, Oladipupo Solape (also known as Shomzy Shomzy), in Makurdi, Benue State.
Solace was of NAF 16 A set.
The incident, which occurred at the Air Force Base in Makurdi, is under investigation, according to Air Force authorities.
Public Relations Officer at the base, Wing Commander Emmanuel Iheoma, who confirmed the incident, said it was “under investigation” and that more details would be provided in due course.
It was gathered that Kalu has been arrested and his blood sample taken. He is in the custody of the Air Police in Makurdi.
Other reports indicated he turned the gun on himself after killing Solape, whom he recounted courting with saying just ‘hello.’
Friends of the deceased female Air Force official, Solape, took to social media, to express their shock and mourn her.
“R.I.P Shomzy Shomzy, your death is something I can’t forget so easily because your military plans were still in your mind. Well, I can’t continue crying, my dear; all I have to do is to let go of what I can’t change,” one of her friends wrote on Facebook.
Sources said the incident occurred yesterday morning after the jealous lover allegedly accused her of double dating.
Solape was from Badagry, Lagos State and was murdered two weeks after celebrating her birthday.
Her last three Facebook posts suggested she was optimistic about life and thankful to God for all she had achieved.
Her last post was on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Along with pictures of her in bed, she wrote, “Those who said Who are you? will come and say, How are you?.”
In a Facebook post, Kalu wrote: “My last night as an airman…ask about me later and hear my story…you won’t be surprised. RIP young blood…I wish myself dat…”