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. liveschoolnews.org 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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