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  • Updated: November 18, 2020

Two Final Year Students Die In Auto Crash ‘On Graduation Ceremony Day’

Two final-year students of Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku have died in an auto crash.

AllNews learnt that the two students identified as Annabel Ogaga Akpofure and Oke Melissa died in the accident which reportedly involved a tricycle and a Lexus Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) car.

It was claimed in some quarters that about five final year students of the institution died in the accident.

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It was revealed that Akpfure held the post of the President of the Accountancy department. The two, however, died in the ghastly accident which happened last weekend along the Isselle-Azagba/Ogwashi-Uku Road while on their way to a ‘graduation party'.

Confirming the incident, the Delta State Police spokesperson, Onome Onovwakpoyeya on Wednesday revealed that the female students died immediately while a male, who was unconscious, died on Sunday, November 15.

Onovwakpoyeya further confirmed that the students were laid to rest on Tuesday, November 17 in their respective hometowns.


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