Ogun State-owned Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic (AAPoly) has been thrown into another round of mourning over death of Cynthia Oderinde, a National Diploma (ND) 1 Mass communication student.
It was learnt that Oderinde and four others died last Thursday in a road accident along Awa-Mamo road.
Findings revealed that It was the third death recorded in the institution in two months.
Three weeks ago, a Mass communication student Fashina Khadijat, died from childbirth complications.
A Business Administration student, Fashina Moyosore, also died on November 24 after a recurring illness.
Oderinde, who was writing her second semester examination, was travelling home to get foodstuff when the accident occurred.
The Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic Student union (AAPOLYSU) President, Talabi John, expressed condolences and called for 3-days fasting and prayer over reoccurring deaths in the institution.
He said it was important for students to call on God for intervention.
He said “The entire student of AAP condoles the family of Cynthia Oderinde on the loss of their daughter, may the lord give them the fortitude to bear the loss.
“Due to the unprecedented incidents that has been happening in the school, it is very pertinent to call on God for divine intervention.
“The student union set to hold 3 days fasting and prayer session which will be starting from tomorrow” .
The Association of Student Communicators (ASCOM) President, Efundiya Daniel, through a statement called for unity and calmness in this period of grief.
The statement signed by the Association Public Relations officer, Olamiju Olatomiwa, said a prayer session would equally be held in the department.
“The association of mass communicators mourns with the deceased family. We understand that it is a very challenging moment for students especially as we just had a similar plight recently”
“We urge everyone to stay united, calm and strong in moments like this, the association would like everyone to know that the association is open to receiving any issue bothering the minds of any student”
“The association has however decided to come up with a prayer session for the department. The date and time would be passed across as soon as possible. The date and time of the Candlelight procession will also be passed across as soon as possible.”the statement read.