A student of the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, has reportedly died shortly after she became ill during her visit to here boyfriends house on Saturday.
The deceased identified as Wumi was a National Diploma, Mass Communication student of the institution and she was reported to have paid a visit to her boyfriend who resuided Igaa area of the town where she suddenly fell ill.
According to reports, she started foaming in her mouth and vomiting blood on getting back from her boyfriend’s residence and was rushed to a nearby private hospital in Iree, but she was rejected on seeing her condition.
She gave up the ghost before she could be moved to another health facility around 7pm on Saturday evening.
A student, who was close to the deceased and who craved anonymity, claimed that the boyfriend is a student of the school. She also disclosed that the boyfriend has been arrested in connection with the death of Wumi after it was reported to the police.
She stated that police personnel were deployed to the area and her body was deposited at a morgue in Ikirun town.
Confirming her death, the Public Relations Officer of the Polytechnic, Tope Abiola, said the boyfriend was not a student of the polytechnic. Abiola stated that the deceased was a National Diploma (ND 1) Mass Communication student of the school.
The spokesperson explained that the cause of the death has not been ascertained, even as the Polytechnic has not been officially briefed about what led to her death. He stated that the Police were still carrying out investigations on the matter.
While sympathising with the family of the student, he described the development as pathetic, adding that it was a mystery that the young lady could die in such a way.
The spokesperson of the Osun Police Command, Yemisi Opalola also confirmed the incident and said the police have commenced investigation.