Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, was thrown into mourning on Friday, November 13 after some of the graduating students of the institution lost their lives in a road crash while going for their graduation party.
Naija News understands that Annabel Ogaga Akpofure and Oke Melissa died in the horrible accident which reportedly involved a tricycle and a Lexus Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) car.
Although it was claimed in some quarters that about five final year students of the institution died in the accident, Naija News could only confirm at this time that Akpofure and Melissa who were both HND students in the Department of Accountancy and Department of Mass Communication, respectively have been laid to rest.
It was revealed that Akpfure held the post of the President of the Accountancy department. The two, however, died in the ghastly accident which happened during the last weekend along the Isselle-Azagba/Ogwashi-Uku Road while on their way to a ‘graduation party.
Confirming the incident, the Delta State Police spokesperson, Onome Onovwakpoyeya, revealed that the female students died immediately while a male, who was unconscious, died on Sunday, November 15.
Onovwakpoyeya further confirmed that the students were laid to rest on Tuesday, November 17 in their respective hometown.
See photos from their burial below;
Meanwhile, a woman who was locked inside a cage for 4 years, impregnated 3 times by her husband has been freed by the effort of human rights activists and security agencies.
Source: Naija News