IT was double tragedy in lgbekebo, Ese Odo council area of Ondo State as a Higher National Diploma, HND, student, identified as Akin, drowned while attending a funeral ceremony of his friend’s father.
Vanguard gathered that the deceased accompanied four other of his colleagues to the burial ceremony of his father’s friend, Chief Anthony Eminure, when he met his untimely death. He was said to have jumped into the river, when he saw some people swimming in the riverine community. His corpse was eventually recovered on the third day by the search team raised by the community.
Vanguard gathered that his corpse has been deposited at the mortuary of the General hospital in Okitipupa. The Divisional Police Station in the area said that the matter had been reported to the state police headquarters in Akure. Police image-maker, Femi Joseph, could not be reached for comments, yesterday.