Members of the Kwara state Fire Service and National Emergency
Management Agency are searching for a-200 level student of the University
of Ilorin (UNILORIN).
The student whose name was given as Onikenku Michael Atunde of the
department of science education, was said to have gone missing since
Authorities of the university, it was gathered, have contacted the student’s
next of kin.
Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs (DDI) of the university, Kunle Akogun said
“a member of the Man’O war club was reported to have been calling for
assistance in the river flowing behind the Parks and Garden Unit early
“Rescue efforts coordinated by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, Prof
Nike Ijaya was immediately mounted, search is still ongoing. Medical
services have been on ground since yesterday.”
It is feared that the student might have been drowned at the university’s
The fire service and NEMA with members of the UNILORIN community
security unit were said to have been combing every nook and cranny of the
dam site in the last two days.