Two Students die in UI within 24 hours


Two students of the University of Ibadan identified as Adegoke Adedayo and Adeyemo Oluwaseun Ayomide have reportedly died over the weekend in separate tragic encounters.

Adedayo, a final year student of the Department of History, Faculty of Arts, was allegedly shot by robbers around the Pre-Boye axis, Ibadan on Saturday.

While, Oluwaseun, a 200 level student of the department of Microbiology Faculty of Science, was reportedly hit by a car along Mobil Filling station, UI-Ojoo road.

According to the student’s union of the institution, Adedayo was said to have been shot and efforts to save his life proved abortive as he was unable to make it to the hospital.

“The Students’ Union officials were joined by the Dean and Deputy Dean, Students Affairs, University of Ibadan, Head of Department of History, Special Assistant to Gov. Seyi Makinde on student affairs, Victor Olojede, NANS JJC OYO officials, NAUS representatives and some other students leaders on campus in a visit to the Bodija Police station in the early hours of today 17th October in order to ensure proper investigation is carried out on the death of our dearly beloved.”

It was gathered that all effort to save Oluwaseun proved abortive as she was rushed to the institution’s clinic.

Her remains have been transferred to the Anatomy unit of the institution.

On social media, the students trended the hashtag #PrayForUI.