Two students of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, died within hours of each other at university’s teaching hospital.
The deceased, Oluwaseun Olorunfemi and Taiwo Oyeleye, from the College of Medicine and the Faculty of Education respectively died within 24 hours of each other, New Telegraph reports.
It said Olorunfemi, a 400-level medical student had been in comma at the university’s teaching hospital since December 20, after he was hit by a vehicle on his way to the hospital for lecture.
He eventually died on Christmas Day.
The report says leading to the death of Oyeleye, a 100-level student of the Department of English, Faculty of Education, she complained of headache and was rushed to the university’s health centre before being transferred to the teaching
hospital where she died.
Her body, according to the report, has been taken to her family in Ile-Ife.