[News] Nigerian university student drowns in swimming pool

A student of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, has kicked the bucket after drowning in a swimming pool at a hotel in Ile-Ife, Osun State.

The 300-level Pharmacy student, identify as Fatile Emmanuel, and two of his friends, went to the Hilton hotel on Sunday to swim.

A fellow student of the department., Farombi Oluwaseun, affirmed the death to PREMIUM TIMES.

Mr. Oluwaseun, the Public Relations Officer of Pharmaceutical Students Association, said he was called by one Dr. Akinwale of the university’s teaching hospital to recognize the deceased after his body was recouped and taken to the hospital.

Cops from Moore Divisional Unit in the town have since captured the two different students who were with the deceased and additionally an authority of the hotel.

There were bits of gossip among students that the deceased died because of the absence of a life jacket and that he was killed

The police have, be that as it may, not discharged any information about the issue. Authorities of the hotel additionally declined to talk with PREMIUM TIMES during a visit there.

The university is yet to respond until the very end, and its representative, Olarewaju Abiodun, couldn’t be reached on his mobile number.

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