Two college students of the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun in Ogun State, believed to be lovers, have allegedly died after taking a substance suspected to be sniper.
The incident occurred on Sunday evening at a personal hostel in Ijagun city.
According to Nation, the woman, a 200-level scholar of Library and Information Science Department, had gone to the male scholar’s room however when she tarried in returning to her room hours after, her anxious roommates determined to test on her on the male’s hostel.
It was additional learnt on attending to the male hostel and coming into the room, the fearful roommate noticed each of them lifeless.
They had been taken to the college’s well being centre the place a health care provider on responsibility confirmed the feminine scholar lifeless on arrival.
The corpse of the woman was deposited on the state – owned hospital, Ijebu – Ode whereas the unconscious male scholar was taken to the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital(OOUTH), Sagamu.
It was stated that his dad and mom took to him to an emergency ward of the Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Ilisan, Ogun State.
A supply disclosed that the boy had handed on Monday morning.
Confirming the loss of life of the feminine scholar, the Public Relations Officer of the TASUED, Mrs. Odubela Ayotunde, commiserated with the household.
“We are just trying to do some crosschecking. So, it was the lady that died in the male’s hostel in the night. We learnt that by the time the neighbours raised the alarm, they picked the two of them. The boy was in an unconscious state but the lady was already dead.
“So, the incident didn’t take place at the TASUED’s hostel. It happened in a private hostel in Ijagun town, the neighbouring host community.
“We commiserate with the family of the deceased while we await report of what actually transpired.”