Thursday, 25 February 2016
11 students kicked out of school over colleague's death
The Lagos State University management has reportedly suspended 11 students over the death of Lara Omowunmi Gbadeyan who died after consuming mixed alcohol.
The students, who were the former executive members of the Students Society of History and International Studies (SSOHIS) have nor been suspended indefinitely.
An official bulletin obtained by News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday, February 24, said that the students organised the ill-fated Association Award Night party of Feb. 11, where the death of 200 level female student, Gbadeyan, occurred.
The bulletin indicated that the deceased was in the Department of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Faculty of Management Sciences.
According to the bulletin, the affected students are henceforth not allowed to participate in any student-related activity.
It said they were also expected to face the student’s disciplinary committee immediately.
The University had earlier said that the organisers of the party, which claimed the life of the student, did not inform it of the event.
It noted that the organisers sought no approval for it, which was contrary to the rules and regulations of the institution.
According to an earlier bulletin, the university authority management received the shocking news after the sad event had occurred.
It said the management immediately swung into action by directing the health service department and the Security unit, Students Affairs Division to carry out detailed investigation on the reported incident.
According to the bulletin, the incident was reported to the police while the body of the deceased was deposited at the morgue of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital.
It had said that autopsy was being carried out to determine the cause of the death,” it said.