The Vice Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola
University has set up a panel to investigate
the death of a 400 Level students of the
There was palpable tension at the Ladoke
Akintola University of Technology
(LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, after a 400 level student of the institution slumped and died while playing football.
The student, identified as Fatai Morenikeji
was in Chemical Engineering department.
According to eye witnesses, Fatai was
playing football with friends at the field
when he suddenly slumped and was rushed
to the university’s clinic, where he was
confirmed dead, despite all efforts to save
In his reaction to the incidents, the Vice
Chancellor of the university, Prof. Adeniyi
Gbadegesin, commiserated with the
students and the parents of the deceased
and immediately inaugurated an
investigative panel to probe issues
surrounding the incident, with a view to
forestalling a future occurrence.
The VC gave the panel 72 hours to submit
its report to the university authorities while
he also declared a three-day mourning