The Vice Chancellor of Ekiti State University, Professor Samuel Oye Bandele has commiserated with families of those who lost their lives in a recent accident where some young people lost their lives. The accident took place near the University gate on Monday 11th of July, 2016.

Prof. Bandele in his condolence message noted that out of those who died in the accident, only one was a student of the university. He commiserated with the families and parents of those who lost their lives in the ghastly accident.

The EKSU Vice Chancellor also described as heartbreaking, the loss of the driver of the private nursery and primary school that collided with the Lexus luxury car during the accident.

The condolence message added that after thorough scrutiny, it was discovered and confirmed that only two of the accident victims were students of      Ekiti State University, one of them was a young lady who died and the other young man is currently receiving treatment at Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital.

According to the findings, others involved in the accident are not students of EKSU.

The university management appreciates the State Executive Governor, His Excelleny, Dr. Ayodele Fayose for his prompt intervention and the positive and immediate attention by the Management of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital in attending to those involved in the accident.