JUST IN: Tragedy Strikes in UNILORIN As Driver Collapses, Dies While Taking Students to Campus

Tragedy Strikes in UNILORIN As Driver Collapses, Dies While Taking Students to Campus

The management of the University of Ilọrin has been thrown into deep worry following the death of a The driver, an while taking some students to the university campus, reportedly collapsed and diedThe director of information, University of , Mr. Kunle Akogun, confirmed the unfortunate incident to newsmen

Henzodaily.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Kwara state, Ilorin – A commercial driver simply identified as Lukman slumped and lost his life while conveying some students to the the University of Ilọrin (UNILORIN) campus, Kwara state, Ilorin.

Kwara driver dies on the wheel while conveying students to UNILORIN campus.
Photo credit: UNILORIN
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Daily Trust reported that the tragic incident which occurred on Friday, March 15, left occupants of the vehicle in shock.

A passenger who witnessed the incident narrated that he took control of the bus in motion to save other students and avert further .

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He said:

“Our just died on the road while driving from Sanrab to Unilorin. I was sitting in the front but I wasn't looking up because I was reading the Qur'an on my phone.”

One of the deceased's , Sulyman Malik, confirmed the incident during a telephone chat with Daily Trust.

He explained that the driver sympathised with him on Thursday, March 14 about a recent .

“From what we gathered, he just finished crossing the last of the four bumps at veterinary junction after the school gate, going to the the park when he slumped.”

Reacting, the director of information, University of Ilorin, Mr. Kunle Akogun, described the incident as very unfortunate and a reminder of the vanity of life.

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UNILORIN expels 14 for examination malpractices, others

In another development, Henzodaily.ng reported that the management of the UNILORIN, Kwara state, on Monday, February 19, expelled 14 students over alleged misconduct and involvement in examination malpractices.

The university's director of corporate , Kunle Akogun, made this known in a statement on Monday.

Vanguard reported that the names of nine of the expelled students were published in the weekly bulletin of the university which was released by the information unit of the University's Directorate of Corporate Affairs on Monday.

Source: Henzodaily.ng

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