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Students Injured As Lecture Theatre Roof Collapses In OAU

May 16, (THEWILL)- Some students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, have been injured after the roof of one of the lecture theatres fell off, following heavy rainfall accompanied by a whirlwind on Thursday morning.

In a statement, the Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, said the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adebayo Simeon Bamire, led other principal officers to the Medical and Health Centre of the University, to ensure the injured students were given adequate medical attention.

He added that two other students were given medical attention at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC), where the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Professor John Okeniyi, physically supervised the proceedings in the presence of the Vice-Chancellor.


While the management of the University has sealed off the amphitheatre, the venue of the incident, the Vice-Chancellor has called for calm and urged students and staff to go about their academic and administrative activities.

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