The Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) has declared today (Friday) as a lecture free day to mourn the death of a student of the institution.
The student from the Faculty of Art, Adebola Oluwatunmininu Mercy was knocked down by a car along the old school road, Oye Ekiti, Ekiti state where she was was immediately rushed down to the Federal Medical centre, Ido, Ekiti State in order to revive her life, however, unfortunately lost her lives, due to various injuries sustained in the cause of the accident.
YOMSDIRECT confirmed this in a statement released on thursday by the Dean of Students Affairs of the institution, Prof. Dosunmu Malomo.
The statement reads
“It is unfortunate that we lost one of our students, Adebola Oluwatumininu Mercy to the cold hands of death after being rushed by the University Medical Centre to Federal Medical Centre, Ido on an emergency.
Her death was a result of injuries sustained when she was hit by a fast moving vehicle driven by a student along the old school road in Oye Ekiti.
Before her demise, she was a student in the Faculty of Arts.
Because of the unfortunate incident the Vice Chancellor and some University Management members met few minutes ago and resolved that;
- some selected management members should contact her family immediately.
- tomorrow, Friday, 10th February, 2023 be declared as a lecture free day as a sign of last respect for the lost great soul.
- members should remember the dictum in the Bible which says, “God give and take, may His holy name be praised
God in His Infinite Mercy will put an end to untimely death among our students”.