Earlier today, it was reported that a University of Lagos (UNILAG) student named Oluchi Anekwe died on Tuesday night, after being electrocuted to death when a high-voltage wire fell on her as she was returning to her on-campus residence.
And now, UNILAG students have taken to the streets to protest Anekwe’s death.
The University of Lagos Students’ Union regrets to announce the passing away of one of us, our very own OLUCHI ANEKWE, a 300 level student of the department of Accounting.
Oluchi, till her death, was a first class student, and a very active student in class.
Our condolence goes to her families, relatives and friends. We pray that God will grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.
The event that led to her death is in its entirety avoidable. We hereby call on all concerned authorities to swing into action so as to prevent future occurrence.
In this regard, we hereby declare that all academic and social activities of the school and of the students’ are hereby suspended for today and no unnecessary sound around the campus in honour of the lost soul.
The entire University of Lagos Students loved her, but God in His wisdom saw fit to embrace her.
We shall surely miss her. Oluchi, GOODNIGHT.
Comrade Abiodun Martins
ULSU President (2014/2015)
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