Federal College Of Agriculture, Ibadan Students Protest Colleague's Accident
Vehicular movements on Odo-Ona to Apata road in Ibadan were yesterday disrupted as hundreds of students of Federal College of Agriculture, Animal Health and Production Technology, Ibadan, took to the streets following an accident involving one of their colleagues.
It was learnt that Aminu Adekola, a 200-level student of Agriculture Technology Department, was hit by a mini-cab, Micra, while attempting to cross the road.
According to some of the students, who preferred anonymity, the student was standing in front of the school’s gate when the taxi hit him, leaving him seriously injured. The incident occurred late in the afternoon. It was gathered that the victim was taken to a nearby hospital, Hebron, and then transferred to Zone E hospital at Oluyole Estate, Ibadan. While the victim, who they claimed went into coma as a result of the accident, was taken to the hospital, the students barricaded the road, denying motorists access and forcing commuters to trek. The students, who were seen monitoring the situation of their colleagues at the hospital, apparently to know the next step, appealed to the Federal Government to help construct speed breakers, street light or pedestrian bridge in front of the school.