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OAU student slumps, dies while playing football



A student of the Obafemi Awolowo University has been confirmed dead after he collapsed while playing football.

Omotola Akorede Kayode, a 300-level student of Microbiology, died on Friday morning after he slumped on a football pitch.

While the University authorities issued a statement saying all efforts to resuscitate the student failed, witnesses told PREMIUM TIMES his death was caused by ‘negligence’ at the University’s health centre.

Read more: PREMIUM TIMES, May 17, 2019

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