A student of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Olagundoye Oladotun has reportedly drowned in a river at Igbekebo, the headquarters of the Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The HND 2 mathematics student of the institution was said to have gone to Igbekebo for the burial ceremony of his friend’s father on Thursday, August 24, 2017.
His friend was identified as Gboyega. According to a source, the deceased went to the river with Gboyega and some of his other friends to swim but only him died in the river.
The source said, “He (Oladotun) and some of his friends, including Gboyega his host, went to the river but only him put off his clothes and jumped into the river and after some time he could not come up again.”
The source added that the corpse of the deceased was found by the marine police in the town four days after the incident.
It was gathered that Gboyega and three other friends had been arrested and detained.