Award night horror: LASU female student dies, another unconscious after party

The 2016  Annual Award Night of the  students of the  Department  of
History, Lagos State University, turned tragic as a female student died
while another  one became unconscious after taking a mixture of
different alcoholic drinks.

The two students, identified as Lara Gbadeyan and Oladipupo Arofeso,
Sunday Tribune gathered, were both rushed to Igando General Hospital,
where Gbadeyan was confirmed dead and Arofeso unconscious.

Sunday Tribune gathered that  the deceased and the unconscious student
had gone with their colleagues in the department to Igando, where the
event took place.


Some of their colleagues  told the police in the state  that the duo
took a mixture of Magic Moment (vodka), Elliot, Orijin and Smirnoff Ice
at the event.

The two students were said to have started misbehaving “until some of
their colleagues came to their senses that it was the effect of the
alcohol on them.”

The misbehaviour from the two female students created confusion among
their colleagues, who made frantic efforts to  revive them, Sunday
Tribune gathered.


But the situation reportedly became more serious as the two female
students became unconscious, leading to their colleagues to rush them to
the General Hospital in Igando.

A source at  the Igando Divisional police station confirmed the incident
to Sunday Tribune, noting that investigations had commenced on the


The police source also told Sunday Tribune that the remains of the
deceased student had been deposited at  the Lagos University Teaching
Hospital (LUTH) for autopsy.

He also added that the other student had remained at the Igando General
Hospital, where she was receiving attention from health workers.


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