Authorities of University of Ibadan (UI) regrets the death of a 200 level student of the Department of Health Education and Human Kinetics, Faculty of Education, yesterday, 06 May, 2015 in the Junior Common Room, Independence Hall, who was alleged to have slumped while watching a football match.

In this regard, the Vice-Chancellor, after series of meetings with students and consultations with relevant stakeholders, has constituted a Special Committee on the incident with an overall Term of Reference (TOR) of looking at the remote and immediate cause of the death and look into improvement of students’ welfare.


Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)-Chairman

Dean, Clinical Sciences

Hall Master, Independence Hall

Warden, Tedder Hall

Director, University Health Services

Acting Head, Department of Nursing

Chief Security Officer

President, Students’ Union Executive Council

Administrator General, Independence Hall

Hall Chair, Nnamdi Azikiwe Hall

Hall Chair, Obafemi Awolowo Hall

Hall Chair, Queen Idia Hall

Dean of Students – Secretary

The inauguration meeting of the Committee comes up tomorrow, Friday, 08 May, 2015 at 10.00am in the Council Chamber.

It would be recalled that Students of the institution yesterday, protest the alleged death of the said student. grapevine learnt that the student was said to have suffered an asthmatic attack overnight but was allegedly not attended to at the school clinic until he died.

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