UNILAG Students Protest Death Of Electrocuted Student

Filed in UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS by on September 9, 2015 0 Comments

Latest report reaching us has it that students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, are currently protesting the death of one of their colleagues, identified as Oluchi Anekwe, who was yesterday, electrocuted on her way to her room in Sodeinde Residence, New Hall on the campus.

schoolwatch.com.ng grapevine gathered that  the aggrieved students have barricaded the entrance of the first gate and there is no passage of vehicles.

The students asked the Vice Chancellor, Professor Rahman Bello, to intervene in the matter, as it occurred within the school’s premises.

This is even as they were said to have prevented vehicles from coming in or going out of the school, to send home their irk.


Liveschoolnews.com.ng recalls that Oluchi, a 300-level student of Accounting, who hails from Aku in Enugu state, was reportedly electrocuted when a high tension wire fell on her in front of the Sodeinde hall of residence in the campus. It was gathered that the female student was walking along the “New Hall” bus stop when a high voltage electric cable fell off the pole, striking her to death.

She was immediately rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) but was pronounced dead on arrival.

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