Excursion Disaster: Tears Flow As OOU NASS President Is Finally Buried
By Aina Tolulope
The late President of National Association of science Students (NASS) OOU Ago – Iwoye Chapter, Comrade Adefuwa Christopher has been laid to rest on Sunday, May 28 2017 at his home town in Ijebu Isiwo.
OOU Press Club learnt that the corpse of the deceased final year science student was moved from Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH) to his home town after a high powered delegation led by OOU SUG President, Comrade Tayo Mabunmi arrived in Ondo state on Sunday morning.
It was gathered that a massive demonstration by the remaining uninjured students in the accident craved the attention of the D.P.O attached to Ondo State divisional Police headquarters, and SUG leaders of FUTA and Adeyemi University of Education who provided buses and other humanitarian assistance in conveying the deceased and other students back to Ago-Iwoye.
An eye witness who spoke to OOU Press Club disclosed that Chris was buried around 7pm after a Mass service was held for him at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Ijebu Isiwo. OOU SUG Presidential aspirant, Comrade Olowu Omotola, Socrates, Pundit, Olujas, Suprise and many other student leaders were reported to have joined the OOU SUG delegation who went to Ondo and later attended the burial of the 25 year Old.
Chris, until his death, was a final year science student of Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye and a faculty President who had less than one month to sign out from the University. His untimely death came after himself and 60 other students were involved in an auto accident while returning from an excursion trip to Idanre Hills and Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) in Ondo State.
Earlier, OOU Press Club reported that about 21 students who were transferred to OOU Health Centre at Mini campus has been discharged. As at the time of filing this report, every other victim of the accident are in good condition apart from four students who are currently in the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu for further examination.
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© O.P.C (29/05/2017)