Adekunle Ajasin University (AAU), Akungba Akoko, has lost one of its students; Patience Ayedun.
Ayedun, a 200-level student of the Department of Educational Management; was said to have been infected with Lassa fever disease; and was therefore, quickly rushed to the health centre of the institution for treatment.
The university management described the incident as not just a sad one; but also an unfortunate one; in a statement issued by the Acting Registrar of the institution; Mr Opeoluwa Akinfemiwa, on Sunday.
The statement read in part,
On admission of Miss Temitope Patience Ayedun, a 200-level student of the Department of Educational Management, at the university health centre, the medical personnel tried their best to manage her until she was referred to the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, where she was intensively managed before she died on Thursday, March 5, 2020.
The school has also urged the students of the institution; not to panic, as the management are also on top of the situation.