Wednesday, 17 July 2013
Two Students Crushed While Celebrating Rag Day
Tragedy struck, Tuesday, along Mile Two/Badagry expressway, after two students of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, ACOED, Ijanikin died in an auto accident, while observing the school’s annual rag day.
One of the deceased identified simply as Michael,was said to be a final year student of Physical and Health Education.
Report said the students were among others who stormed the streets to observe the rag day aimed at generating funds for the less privileged.
The unexpected happened after the two students said to have hung on a commercial bus lost grip as the driver attempted to dodge a pothole, at Cele bus-stop. They were reportedly run over by a moving vehicle which killed them on the spot.
The incident caused an uproar as some students of the institution took to the road protesting the death of their colleagues.
Reports said some vehicles were seized by the protesting students.
It, however, took efforts of policemen from Ijanikin division to prevent the students from causing more damage. The policemen and school authorities were said to have persuaded the students from taking to the streets.
Police sources told Vanguard, yesterday, that normalcy had returned to the ever busy road, with policemen parolling the area.