Tragedy As LAUTECH Final Year Student Dies A Day To Project Defense

Just a day to his project defense, Mr Ojo Dolapo, a final year
student of LAUTECH and the only child of his mum, reportedly
died at Shalom hospital in Ogbomoso, Oyo State.
At a time when his mum was expecting that very soon, she
would begin to eat the fruit of her labour over her only son, she
received the news of the death of her son. We pray God
comforts the family of the deceased and use the occurrence to
draw as many concerned close to Him.
Sometime ago it was alos reported that a student of Ladoke
Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, Fatai
Morenikeji, suddenly died on the football pitch.
It was gathered then the deceased, a 400 level student of
Chemical Engineering, was playing football with his friends,
when he slumped and died. Reacting to the occurrence, Vice-
Chancellor of the university, Professor Adeniyi Gbadegesin,
commiserated with the students who gathered in front of the
Senate Building of the university. He also expressed sympathy
with the parents of the deceased.
He immediately inaugurated an investigative panel to probe
issues surrounding the incident, with a view to forestalling a
future occurrence. The panel got 72 hours to submit its report
to the university authorities.
The university’s Director of Medical Services, Dr. Caleb
Adegbosin, who also spoke on the incident, said the deceased
was rushed to the university’s clinic before being certified
clinically dead, and that all efforts to save his life failed. The
Vice-Chancellor, in declaring a three-day mourning period,
assured the students that their welfare, including medical care,
would continue to be given topmost priority attention at all
times.

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