Legal Nigeria

UNILAG Students Protest Electrocution Of First Class Student

Scores of students at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) trooped to the streets on Wednesday to protest the death of a 300-level female student who was electrocuted late on Tuesday in the school.
The deceased, who was said be a First Class student of Accounting, died near a female hostel, the Madam Tinubu Hall.
Her names were given as Oluchi Anekwe.
It was learnt that Anekwe was waiting for a friend who wanted to bring her a course material when an electric cable fell on her and she was electrocuted instantly.
She was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced as Brought in Dead (BID).
The protesting students barricaded the university’s entrance and barred visitors and vehicular movement in and out of the premises.
The Vice Chancellor, Professor Rahaman Bello, who addressed the students noted that the incident due to the fault of the power distribution company and the engineers who mounted the poles and fixed the cables.
Daily Times