LAUTECH investigates the death of a student who fell into a soakaway

The management of LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, on Tuesday, April 27, said it is committed to a full investigation into the death of a final year student of the institution, Asefon Nifemi Bernard.

Information gathered says that the graduating student of the Department of Animal Nutrition and Biotechnology, died after falling into a soakaway in his hostel on Thursday April 22, while attempting to switch on electricity. 

Acting Vice-Chancellor of LAUTECH, Professor Mojeed Olaide Liasu, gave this assurance while ddressing the leadership of the South West Zone of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), led by the Deputy Coordinator, South West, Comrade Oladimeji Uthman., 

Speaking, Liasu observed that the death was unfortunate and a rude shock, noting that management members were pained at the occurrence and have therefore committed to getting to the root of the matter to guide against future occurrence.

Liasu called on the students’ leaders to educate their members on responsible unionism and discourage the destruction of public property at the slightest opportunity.

It was gathered that students had shut gates of the institution in protest over the death of Nifemi. 

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