400L Nursing student of University of Ibadan slumps & dies after writing test
A 400-level (final year) B.SC Nursing student, Victor Ajidagbe of the University of Ibadan on Wednesday collapsed in a lecture hall after writing a test and later died died at the University College Hospital (UCH) despite spirited efforts by the medical them to save his life according to reliable sources from the University community.
The management of the University of Ibadan, on Thursday, described as unfortunate the death of a 400-level nursing student of the institution, Victor Ajidagba.
Ajidagba, our correspondent gathered, became slumped inside the lecture hall on Wednesday around 5.15pm after writing test and was rushed to the Jaja Clinic of the institution by his colleagues and security men.
At the clinic, the doctor referred him to the University College Hospital and the institution’s ambulance was made available to convey him to the hospital, but he died shortly after.
The Director of Communications, UI, Mr Olatunji Oladejo, said, “We learnt that he slumped around the Physiology Department in a lecture hall. Those around rushed him to the Jaja Clinic.
“We were told that his condition became very critical that the doctor on duty had to refer him to the UCH for better medical attention.
“The university did everything to save his life and we used the institution’s ambulance to convey him to the UCH. The doctors and nurses there also battled to safe him, but unfortunately, we lost him.”
Oladejo added that a post-mortem examination would be conducted on his corpse to determine the cause of death as he could not say whether the deceased had a medical condition he was treating before now.
Sources: Punch and Sahara Reporters