OGITECH Undergraduate Dies In Fatal Motorcycle Accident (Photo)November 5, 2020
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Angry students have protested at the Ogun State Institute of Technology following the death of a student, who died in a motorcycle accident.
The death of Malik Omoty, a student of Ogun State Institute of Technology (OGITECH), Igbesa has caused serious unrest in the area.
Angry students have staged a protest shutting down the institution.
It was gathered that the late student died at the institution’s clinic. The late student was an ND I Computer Engineering undergraduate.
He died after getting involved in a motorcycle accident on Monday.
It was gathered the accident occur in front of the institution owing to over speeding by the commercial motorcyclist.
Omoty, according to witnesses, was rushed to the school clinic but was not treated.
His friends were raising money for ambulance to take him to an hospital when he died in the clinic, it was learnt.
The development enraged students who blocked the entrance gate of the institution on Wednesday morning. They also sent lecturers and non-teaching staff packing from the school.
The protesting students also sent away the Dean of Students Affairs and rebuffed attempted by the Special Assistant to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Students Affairs, Hon Adeyemi Azeez to pacify them.
They insisted their colleague won’t have died if the clinic was properly equipped.
President of The Students Union Government (SUG) Comrade Eniola Ogunleye vowed school activities will be postponed till further notice in honour of the deceased.