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LAUTECH Student Dies While Exercising

A 100L Student of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Moyosore Akinde, has been corfirmed dead. He slumped while jogging.

Akinde, who was a student of the Department of Biochemistry slumped while jogging at the institution’s Sports Complex and eventually died on his way to the health centre.

Reacting to the sad news, the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Michael Olgunde, has ordered that the Sports Complex be closed down for three days in honour of late Akinde.


LAUTECH. Photo: Independent Newspaper
LAUTECH. Photo: Independent Newspaper

The VC, who described the death as another black episode in the history of the university, stated that it was a painful occurrence.

“We never expected this at a time our students were just resuming for academics activities, at a time that we were aiming at unbroken academic calender. Our prayer at this time is for God to grant his parents and loved ones the fortitude to bear the loss, while stopping all these unfortunate incidences in LAUTECH,” the VC stated.

 

The Public Relations Officer of the institution, Akin Fadeyi, who also confirmed the sad incident, added that the cause of death is yet to be known.

“Akinde Moyosore Abdul slumped and died on his way to the health centre. What really happened is still unknown because he died on his way to the clinic,” he added.

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