Monday, 16 December 2019

Three Deaths In One Week: Dark December In OAU (Full Report)

In less than two weeks, the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has recorded the death of three members of its academic staff. A little over a week ago, the death of Mr Nicholas Igbokwe was announced, less than a week after, the death of Professor Jerome Elusiyan who was said to be attacked by unknown gunmen, and the most recent is the death of Dr. Victoria Oluwaremilekun Adeniyi who reportedly slumped and died.

Dr. Victoria Oluwaremilekun Adeniyi, was the Head of Department of Dramatic Arts and was said to have recently directed the convocation play that enacted for two days, Friday and Saturday. 

She was reported to have slumped and died on Sunday morning at around 11am after church service in her residence. It was said that she did not show any sign of sickness. This tragedy struck in less than twenty-four hours Professor Ife Jerome Elusiyan of Paediatrics at the OAUTHC died.

The entire OAU Peeps Team sends out her condolences to all family and friends of the deceased. 

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