A final year Accounting student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, has died after being hit by a trailer, following a brake failure.
According to reports, Ebenezer Chiwendu Linda aka
Chiwendu, according to reports gathered from friends, was at the last stage of ICAN and was later confirmed dead at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital.
In a similar incident that happened at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho in May, five students of the institution were involved in an accident with a trailer.
The LAUTECH students were in a white Toyota Camry car when the incident happened and the vehicle reportedly rammed into an articulated truck abandoned on the road.
Two of the students were said to have died on the spot, while the third victim, the pupil, was said to have been crushed by the car before it rammed into the truck.
The two students were identified as 400-level students, Seun, also known as ‘Young Prof’, and ‘Dr Sleem’.
Others were a 400-level student identified as ‘Honourable Yusluv’; one Yunus, a 500-level student; and Mayor Timmy.