A 300 Level OAU Student from the Department of Microbiology collapsed and died during a football match.
Omotola Akorede Kayode, collapsed during a football match coordinated by the administration of the foundation on Friday the 17th of May 2019.
According to information revealed to us, Omotola would have survived but the institution’s medical facilities are very poor even in providing first aid.
A colleague of the deceased at the University, said Omotola collapsed 20 minutes into the football match held at the OAU Sports Complex on Friday, first suffering from asphyxiation.
He said, “The match started at 9:15am, 20 minutes into it he started suffering from asphyxiation.
In a statement released by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, said “one of our undergraduates, a section 3 students in the Department of Microbiology, OMOTOLA, Akorede Kayode, kicked the bucket abruptly on Friday, seventeenth of May, 2019.”
“The administration thus sympathizes with the guardians, family, cohorts, associates and the whole University Community over this unsalvageable misfortune.”