While the entire University community of Obafemi Awolowo University were mourning over the lost of a 400level student of the department of medicine and surgery OLUWASEUN OLORUNFEMI on the 25th of December who was knock down by a hit and run vehicle on the 20th of December. In less than 24hours, another death of a student was also recorded in the University. She is a 100level student of Education and English, it was learnt that OYELEYE TAIWO passed out at the University teaching hospital on the 26th of December after complaining of severe headache where no doctor was there to attend to her during the festive period.
As at the time of filing this report, the nature of her sickness has not been made known.
We want to use this medium to appeal to the federal government to look into the health sector.
May their souls rest in perfect peace
Obafemi Awolowo University has just lost two students from two different faculties offering professional courses on the same hospital.
On December 25th, 2016, Oluwaseun Olorunfemi, a part four medical student finally gave up the ghost at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital
Complex(OAUTHC) after after staying in coma since December 20th.
Olorunseun, who was said to be the choir master of Deeper Life Campus Fellowship was hit by a run-away bus December 20 on his way to the OAUTHC
to resume work and was rushed in immediately.
Before recovering from the shock of this death, Oyeleye Taiwo, a part one student of the English Education, Faculty of Education was confirmed dead yesterday, December 26, by her twin sister. Taiwo died after complaining of headache at Health Center before she was later admitted at OAUTHC. Her corpse has been taken to her family in Ife.
The reports of these deaths are coming when the school is a festive break between December 23rd and January 3rd.