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OAU Loses Pharmacy Student

By Adejumo Kabir

A 300 Level Student of Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife,  Fatile Emmanuel was reportedly dead yesterday.

It was gathered that the incident occurred yesterday at Hilton Hotel, Mayfair where late Emmanuel went to swim with two of his friends.

A source who did not want his name in print during phone conversation with our reporter said the deceased drown in the swimming pool of the hotel due to unavailability of life jacket when the incident occurred.

The Public Relations Officer, OAU Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students, Baba Faro said in a statement that “I was called around 4:30pm yesterday by one Dr. Akinwale that my attention is needed at the OAUTHC, on getting there I was told to confirm Emmanuel’s death before taking his body to mortuary. We left the teaching hospital around 10:30pm last night “, he said in pain.

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However,  Police  from Moore Divisional Headquarters  have  arrested the worker in charge of life jacket of the hotel and the other two OAU students who went with the deceased to swim at the hotel.

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