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VC Of Benue State University Speaks On The Drowning Of Two Students

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Student drowns in Yankari Games resort

Management Set To Investigate How 100 level Students Drowned

Benue State University is set to investigate the circumstances surrounding the suspected drowning of two of its students in River Benue, where they went for swimming, the institution’s management has said.

Naija News had reported how two students; Kole Christopher, a Computer Science student, and Emmanuella Mson, a medical student, who were 100 Level students of the state university, drowned while they were swimming.

The incident happened last week Friday, April 12

In a statement signed by the university’s Information Officer, Mr. Tser Vanger, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Msugh Kembe, described the deaths as unfortunate.

He lamented that in spite of the orientation given to the fresh students on social outings, the sad incident occurred.

Kembe also disclosed that a committee had already been inaugurated to investigate the immediate and remote causes of the deaths.

He appealed to students who live on campus and off campus not to embark on any form of social outing without proper documentation from the Student Affairs Directorate.

The vice-chancellor as Punch reports appreciated the Student Union Government and local fishermen who assisted in the recovery of the bodies.

He also commiserated with the families of the deceased students.



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