The Obafemi Awolowo University has on Wednesday been thrown to mourning as yet another student of the University died after a brief illness.
The Faculty of Arts Association,the student body of the Faculty of Arts announced the demise of Rasheed Adedeji Abiola popularly known as Emeritus Ara who once served as the Public Relations Officer of NASSORSOAU and Assistant General Secretary,FASAOAU.
A statement signed by the President of the Association,Hamzat Hammed Oluwarotimi,and obtained by Inside OAU Innovations read “It is with our deepest sorrow that we mourn and announce the death of a comrade, a brother and a leader, in person of Rasheed Adedeji Abiola, popularly known as Emeritus Ara. Who once served as the Public Relations Officer NASSORSOAU and Assistant General Secretary, FASAOAU”.
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“The news of his demise reached us this afternoon and it was recorded that he died after a short illness.It is on this note that we announce to the generality of Faculty Of Art Students that we will be paying our last respect by 9pm today so we urge the populace to do this with us as we trend a graphics for him. Thank you as you comply”.