The management of the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree has announced postponement of the school’s ongoing second semester examination slated for Saturday, June 1st owing to the sudden death of it’s student.
A Higher National Diploma I student, Sheu Aminu Hammed, of the Faculty of Science had slumped in the examination hall and died on Friday evening after submitting his answer script
Sheu, a student of the Department of Applied Chemistry was said to have been rushed to the school’s clinic at about 4:30pm where medical personnel on duty made frantic efforts to resuscitate him but to no avail.
The polytechnic’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Tope Abiola said that Sheu was immediately referred to another hospital in the polytechnic town in order to get more hands from other medical personnel.
Unfortunately, Sheu gave up the ghost few minutes later at Ogo Oluwa hospital where he was taken to in the school ambulance.
Abiola said that the deceased was observing the Ramadan fasting and that he might have slumped due to loss of strength.
The Public Relations Officer said Sheu had been buried on Friday evening in his hometown, Oba’agun. He therefore condoled the deceased’s family and prayed that God will comfort them.
In a bid to honour the deceased, Mr. Abiola, who released a statement for the school’s Registrar announced the postponement of the examinations slated for Saturday.
It reads, “following the sudden death of an HND I student in the Faculty of Science, Sheu Aminu Hammed in the evening of Friday 31st May, 2019, management of Osun State Polytechnic Iree has postponed all examinations slated for Saturday 1st June, 2019.
“A new date will be communicated in due course. This is declared to honour the departed soul. The management commiserates with the family of the deceased and prays that Allah should grant him eternal rest.”