O.A.U loses another student to road accident

A Part 2 male student from the faculty of Education whose name is Joseph Daniel met his demise today, 25th November , 2021 in an auto crash which happened around Ede Road, Ile-Ife. It was reported that he was hit by a truck while negotiating with a bike man in front of his hostel at 99posh , Ede road and was declared dead on getting to the hospital

Our correspondent noted that the bike man narrowly escaped the tragic event .

Unfortunately, this is termed a recurrent happening that is mostly coming from the same spot , We could recall that inside OAU Media earlier reported the death of a part 4 student which happened at the same spot . We hope the management of Obafemi Awolowo University and the entire community of Ile-ife would looks closely to this .

The Great Ife Students’ Union Electoral Commission released a statement mourning Joseph Daniel and also demanding for immediate preventive measures on the situation

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Thursday, 25th November, 2021


It’s with great sadness we announce the death of Joseph Daniel, a 200-Level student on Teaching Practice at Acada High School from Faculty of Education who was hit by a truck in front of his house at 99Posh, Ede Road while trying to take a bike to his TP school earlier this morning.

This is an unfortunate incident that left us sober. And we pray that God grants his family, friends and acquaintances the fortitude to bear the loss.

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The driver of the truck has been arrested after reporting himself at the police station. Remains of Daniel have been moved to OAUTH before he will be finally laid to rest.

The same spot at Ede Road has claimed lives of three (3) of our students this year. We hereby demand immediate preventive measures from all authorities concerned including creation of bump on that part of that road and immediate completion of that road. This bump should also be extended to Maintenance as we have also witnessed about five (5) other accidents as a result of careless speed while the drivers run away.

We wish all students on TP, IT and SIWES a peaceful and safe period.

Announcing πŸŽ™οΈ

Comrade. Olalekan Olatunbosun O. (Catalyst)
Public Relations Office, Great Ife Students’ Union Electoral Commission

Signed ✍🏽

Comrade Akinbinu Foyin Rosemary
General Secretary, Great Ife Students’ Union Electoral Commission

Comrade Ajayi Oluwafemi S. (Castro)

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Chairman, Great Ife Students’ Union Electoral Commission

The management and entire members of Inside OAU innovations express our condolence with the friends and family of the deceased and hope that they find the fortitude to bear the loss

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