Sad As 400 Level Accounting Student Collapses, Dies While Writing Final Exam
A final year accounting student of Gombe State University (GSU), identified as Abubakar Muhammad Adam, yesterday collapsed and died while writing his 400 level examination.
A message sent on social media by Adam’s classmates stated that: “This is to inform you that Abubakar Muhd Adam, male, with registration number UG18/ASAC/1113 at 400 LEVEL, Accounting Department, was rushed to the university clinic this morning during accounting exams.
“Unfortunately, he passed away at the school clinic. He was later taken to the specialist hospital mortuary along with the university ambulance driver, representative of the university clinic, University Deputy CSO, SRC VP and some of his friends.”
The statement added that Adam’s uncle, his only guardian in Gombe, later joined them at the mortuary.
The uncle is the headmaster of Kamara Primary School, Bolari in Gombe.
According to our source, the uncle has already called his brother, who is the father of the deceased and they are on their way from Jos for the burial.
A university official, who sought anonymity, confirmed that Adam, who was rushed to the university clinic, was dead on arrival.
The official said the family of the deceased student has been contacted and his burial will be conducted tomorrow.
The State Police Public Relations Officer PPRO, ASP Mahid Mua’zu however said the police has not been briefed about the incident.
Mua’zu said he will get in touch with The Nation as soon as the matter is officially communicated to the police.