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There was confusion at the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun state when a female student died and a male counterpart in a critical condition after they reportedly consume a substance suspected to be sniper .
Reports had it that the students might have engaged in abuse of drugs which ended on a sour note ,throwing the school into serious confusion and panic .
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the female was a 200 level student identified as Awojeji Itunuoluwa from the Library and Information Science department and the male student Zion Elisha , also a 200 level , is from Mathematics department .
PLATFORM TIMES further gathered that the incident which occured on Sunday at a private hostel , known as Daniel’s court located within the host premises .
A source who pleaded anonymity said the incident happened few hours after the female student left her hostel for the male student’s hostel with the claim that she wanted to study with the male student .
The Source added that when the female student did not show up on time , her roommates decided to check her in the male student’s room to ascertain what the situation was.
They were reportedly horrified afterward, when they saw their colleague’s lifeless body lying on the floor while the male counterpart was seeing gasping for air.
It was further learnt that the two were quickly rescued to the school medical facility with the help of other hostel mates but the doctor on duty confirmed the lady dead on arrival.
Confirming the incident, the Acting Public Relations Officer of TASUED , Ayotunde Odubela .
Odubela said the school authority was aware when they brought them to the school health centre .
When asked if the school management is aware , she said “Yes, we are aware of the incident now .
“We just know that they were brought into the school health centre yesterday(Sunday).
“The two of them, a female ,200 level student of Library and Information Science Awojeji Itunuoluwa and a 200 male Mathematic student , Zion Elisha
“They refered the two of them to general hospital Ijebu-Ode and confirmed that the girl was brought in dead but the guy was in a very critical condition . So, at the general hospital ,the girl was confirmed dead and was transfered to the morgue while the guy was refered to the Olabisi Onabanjo University hospital OUTH Sagamu .
“But , before getting to the OOUTH , we learnt that they branched at Babcock University Teaching Hospital where the male student was admitted at the Accident and Emergency ward . That is the much we know.
” We have started our investigation to really find out what really happened .
“The University has a security unit ,they are already carrying out an independent investigation on the matter to find out what really happened . So, we are in touch with the parents of the female student and we are aware that the parents of the male student are already in touch with their son.”