A 200-Level student of the Department of Linguistics and African Languages, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Miss Ajibola Heritage Ayomikun, has died after she fell into a soakaway at one of the private hostels in the Students Village.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, said the University Management was saddened by the unfortunate incident. Ogunbodede who spoke through the Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, described the incidence as tragic and unacceptable
He promised to critically look into the circumstances that led to the death of the student and mete out appropriate sanctions against those involved or whoever is found culpable.
The VC who led his Management Team to the scene commiserated with the parents of the deceased. Professor Ogunbodede further appealed to the students to remain calm and be law-abiding.