300-level Nigerian University student drowns in pool

A student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife has reportedly died after drowning in a swimming pool at a hotel in Ile-Ife, Osun State.

Fatile Emmanuel, a 300-level student of Pharmacy, and two of his friends, visited the Hilton hotel on Sunday to swim, Premium Times reports.

A fellow student of the department, Farombi Oluwaseun, confirmed the death.

Police officers from Moore Divisional Unit in the town have since arrested the two other students who were with the deceased as well as an official of the hotel.

Rumours among students said Emmanuel died due to the absence of a life jacket and that he was murdered.



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