Unknown number of female students of the Obafemi
Awolowo University’s pre-degree program got injured as
the new Bva hostel collapsed.
The heavy downpour in Osun State on Wednesday , did not
drop well on the pre-degree foundation students of the OAU,
as many of them were hospitalized, while others were made to
sleep in the cold lecture theater.
Osun State, especially Ife North, where region the OAU pre-
degree campus is located witnessed an heavy downpour,
which started at about 6:15pm on 16th February 2016.
Halimat, who spoke to our correspondent said that the heavy
rain and the ravaging wind took away roof of their hostel and
made them sleep in the cold.
“The rain alongside the heavy wind took away our roof and
made us sleep wet in one of our lecture theatre”
She added that many of her colleagues were rushed to the
health center for treatment, after sustaining different grades
of injuries .
“Some of us have been taking to the pre-degree clinic, after
the ceiling fell on them, while some got cut by the pan ” she
Meanwhile, the OAU Pre-degree management have declared
a two week break for the students, to allow for the
reconstruction of the collapsed hostel.
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