A 400-level Nursing student of the University of Ibadan has died after slumping during a lecture on Wednesday.
Reports said the deceased, Victor Ajidagba, slumped around 5:15 p.m. and was rushed to Jaja clinic of the institution by colleagues and security men on campus.
The doctor at the clinic then referred him to the University College Hospital (UCH) and he was conveyed by the institution’s ambulance. He however died while he was being attended to at UCH.
The UI Director of Communications, Mr. Olatunji Oladejo, who confirmed the development, said: “We learnt he slumped around the Physiology department. Those around rushed him to Jaja clinic.
“We were told his case became so critical that the doctor on duty had to refer him to UCH for better medical attention.
“UI did everything to save his life and we used Varsity’s ambulance to ferry him to UCH. The doctors and nurses there also battled to save him but unfortunately, we lost him.”
He disclosed further that an autopsy would be conducted on his remains to determine what led to his death.