A Female 200-level student of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife has died after falling into a soak away.
identified as Ajibola Heritage Ayomikun, was studying Linguistics and African Languages in the university..
In a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the university, Abiodun Olarewaju, Ayomikun fell into a soak away in BVER, one of the private hostels in its student village.
Olanrewaju described the death of the promising student of the institution as unfortunate, adding that school had deployed rescue men to the scene when it learned of the incident.
The institution said that Ayomikun was, however, certified dead on arrival at the OAU teaching hospital.
He added that the vice chancellor Prof Eyitope Ogunbodede, sympathised with the students and commiserated with the Parents of the deceased.
The Vice Chancellor, who described the incidence as unacceptable, promised to critically look into the circumstances that led to the student’s death and liase with the security agents to ensure appropriate sanctions against those involved or whoever is found culpable.
Ogunbodede appealed to the students to remain calm and law-abiding as the police are also investigating