Authorities of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, have confirmed the death of two of its students and a driver.
The institution made this disclosure on Thursday.
DAILY POST reports that two students of the accounting department died in an accident while returning from an excursion to Erin-Ijesa Waterfall in Osun State on Wednesday.
Public Relations Officer of the institution, Lekan Fadeyi confirmed the incident on Thursday.
Fadeyi, in a response to DAILY POST enquiry, noted that the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Razaq Olatunde Kalilu, has called on members of the University community to pray for God’s protection “as we go deeper into the ember months.”
“The students were mainly from the accounting department of the University and were reported to have traveled in two vehicles.
“Professor Kalilu while mourning the passage of two of the students and driver of the bus commiserated with parents of the dead ones among them and prayed that God grants those surviving them the fortitude to bear the loss.
“He also prayed for divine healing for those still receiving medical attention in the various hospitals.”