By Oyindamola Ruth
A Nigerian mother has died of shock after being informed of the tragic death of her three children, who are final year students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state.
In a Facebook post titled: ‘I am in deep pains and totally diminished as a mortal’,a former spokesman for the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Joe Igbokwe, said the mother of the three siblings killed in the crash also died of shock on Saturday after hearing the sad news about her children.
He wrote, “An accident occurred yesterday (Saturday) in Akungba, Ondo State….these three guys were from same parents, a trailer crushed the three of them together in their shop and they all died instantly. Their mum died on the spot on hearing the news. Two of them are final year students of Ondo State University…….”
Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba- Akoko (AAUA) shuts down
The school management of AAUA had on Sunday announced the closure of the school till further notice.
The directive to close down the school was contained in a circular issued by the acting Registrar, Mr Opeoluwa Akinfemiwa.
The circular read, “Further to our circular of Saturday, January 23, 2021 and the attendant protest by students on Sunday, January 24, 2021, the acting Vice-Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Prof. Olugbenga Ige, on behalf of the Senate, has directed that the university be closed with immediate effect until further notice.
“All students are therefore advised to vacate the campus latest by 6pm today, Sunday, January 24, 2021.”