THis is really a bad news hearing that on Wednesday every Academic and social activities in University of Lagos, UNILAG shut down as students protest electrocution.
According to Vanduard Nigeria newspaper, The Victim by name Oluchi Aknekwe, who happens to be the deceased was already in her 300 level from the Department of Accountancy who was electrocuted on Tuesday was electrocuted near a female hostel Madam Tinubu Hall, located within the school.
One of the students Abiodun Otukoya from the Faculty of Science said that the deceased left her room to await one of her friends who was bringing a course material when suddenly an electricity cable fell on her near a new generation bank and she was electrocuted on the spot.
The deceased was said to be a First Class student before her untimely death around 7.30pm of that fateful day and she was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
UNILAG shut down as students protest death of Oluchi Anekwe
Eye witnesses’ account said the protest which lasted for about six hours was said to have kicked off from the main gate of the school as the protesters barricaded entrance preventing visitors and vehicular movement in and out of the school premises.
The protesters carried placards singing solidarity songs and shut down the main entrance of the school while the school Vice Chancellor Professor Rahaman Bello later came to address them and said the incident was not the fault of the school but that of power distribution company.
After reading through this bad news from Unilag , what do you think should be the next step of action, whether form the school, government or individual????? what do you think?? use the comment box below!