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Anxiety over missing UNILORIN student

•UNILORIN entrance.

Members of the Kwara state Fire Service and National Emergency Management Agency are searching for a-200 level student of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN).

The student whose name was given as Onikenku Michael Atunde of the department of science education, was said to have gone missing since Saturday.

Authorities of the university, it was gathered, have contacted the student’s next of kin.

Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs (DDI) of the university, Kunle Akogun said “a member of the Man’O war club was reported to have been calling for assistance in the river flowing behind the Parks and Garden Unit early Saturday.

“Rescue efforts coordinated by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, Prof Nike Ijaya was immediately mounted, search is still ongoing. Medical services have been on ground since yesterday.”

It is feared that the student might have been drowned at the university’s dam site.

The fire service and NEMA with members of the UNILORIN community security unit were said to have been combing every nook and cranny of the dam site in the last two days.

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