Home » Headlines, Kwara, State News » UNILORIN varsity student goes missing

UNILORIN varsity student goes missing

Feared to have drowned

By Demola Akinyemi

ILORIN—The University of Ilorin community, has been thrown into mourning after a 200 level student of the institution, Onikenku Michael Atunde, who was said to have gone for swimming in the university since last Saturday, was yet to return to the hostel.

At press time, members of the Kwara State Fire Service and National Emergency Management Agency, who had also been deployed to search for the student, were yet to make any head way.

Vanguard learned that Atunde of the department of Science Education and a member of Man ‘O’ War, was said to have gone missing since Saturday when he reportedly went for swimming.

Authorities of the university, it was gathered, had contacted the student’s next of kin.

Spokesperson of the university, Kunle Akogun, in a telephone message said: “A member of the Man ’O’ War was reported to have been calling for assistance in the river flowing behind the Parks and Garden Unit early Saturday.

“Rescue efforts coordinated by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, Prof. Nike Ijaya was immediately mounted, and search is still ongoing. Medical services have been on since yesterday. It is feared that the student might have drowned  at the university’s dam site.“

-Vanguard

Short URL: http://newnigerianpolitics.com/?p=43154

Posted by on Nov 1 2015. Filed under Headlines, Kwara, State News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

2023: Wait for another time, Sen Orji Kalu tells Igbos

Headlines

PDP crisis: Atiku weighs options as Wike, colleagues refuse to concede

Categories

Browse Elections 2023

Featuring Top 5/37 of Elections 2023

Knocks as running-mate Kashim Shetima likens Bola Tinubu to late Sani Abacha

Browse Africa & World Politics

Featuring Top 3/2245 of Africa & World Politics

Browse National Politics

Featuring Top 5/1243 of National Politics

He has two planes, where is his company? – Peter Obi asks Tinubu and supporters

Browse NNP Columnists

Featuring Top 10/1519 of NNP Columnists

UK Govt in talks with Nigeria to receive migrants rejected for asylum in the UK

Advertisements

FEATURED VIDEOS

Nigeria record’s largest number of Christian deaths in 2021, says rights group, InterSociety

ARCHIVES

November 2015
S M T W T F S
« Oct   Dec »
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930  

© 2022 New Nigerian Politics. All Rights Reserved. Log in - Designed by Gabfire Themes