OGITECH students protest colleague’s death in school clinic
Ogun State Institute of Technology (OGITECH) students have shut down the institution over the death of a student in the institution’s clinic in Igbesa.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the student, a ND I Computer Engineering student, Malik Omoty died in the school clinic where he was rushed to following a motorcycle accident on Monday.
It was further learnt that the accident occured in front of the institution owing to over speeding by the commercial motorcyclist.
Witnesses disclosed that Omoty was rushed to the school clinic but was not treated.
According to TheNation, his friends were raising money for ambulance to take him to an hospital when he died in the clinic.
The development enraged students who blocked the entrance gate of the institution on Wednesday morning.
They also sent lecturers and non-teaching staff packing from the school.
The protesting students also sent away the Dean of Students Affairs and rebuffed attempted by the Special Assistant to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Students Affairs, Hon Adeyemi Azeez to pacify them.
The angry students maintained that their colleague won’t have died if the clinic was properly equipped.
President of The Students Union Government (SUG) Comrade Eniola Ogunleye vowed school activities will be postponed till further notice in honour of the deceased.
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