About 5 students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, LAUTECH were involved in a motor accident along Aroje road, Ogbomoso.
They include: Hon. Yusluv 400L, Yunus 500L , Mayor Timmy [Graduating class], Young prof 400L [Dead on the spot], Dr. Sleem 400L [Dead on the spot].
Two of the students which include Seun [ young prof] and Dr. Sleem are said to die on the spot while Yunus is still in a state of comma in the hospital and the 2 other remaining students are receiving treatments at the hospital.
It was gathered that the accident occurred in front of Bovas filling station.
The Vice- Chancellor, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Professor Michael Olufisayo Ologunde, has described as devastating, the death of some students of the Institution in an early morning auto accident around Aroje area of the city.
Prof. Ologunde who was personally involved in efforts at recovering the remains of the dead students, prayed that the Lord repose their souls and grant their parents and the entire University community the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.
He has also directed that the University ambulance be deployed to the scene to convey their remains, ordering functionaries to abandon whatever other duties to ensure that the corpses are recovered for necessary steps ahead of their burial.
It was gathered that one of the students popularly knows as Young prof wrote on WhatsApp before his death
He said: “Cry a little when problem comes….. Don’t cry too much…..Crying won’t end the problem. Crying won’t not solve the problem…. You will go blind”