The entire Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State has been thrown into a mourning mood following the death of a student and one other person that lost their lives while trying to fetch water from a well in Igbawere Village, Offa, at the weekend.

It was gathered that one of the deceased, an ND-1 student of Business Management of the polytechnic, Akorede Sodeeq, was trying to fetch water from the well when he fell into it. An indigene of the village, who jumped tried to rescue the student, lost his life in the process.

Some of the deceased’s colleagues described the student as a gentleman with a lot of drive and will power.

The incident, which happened in Federal Polytechnic, Offa  permanent site, attracted sympathisers some of them attributing the tragedy to a spiritual force.

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