A final year law student of the Delta State University (DELSU) Oleh campus, identified as Tenumah Jeffery Omatseyi, has drowned in a hotel swimming pool.
It was gathered that the incident occurred on Friday, November 6, at Graceland Hotel in Irri, Isoko South Local Government Area of the state. The deceased who hailed from Warri, was set to graduate in two weeks.
Confirming the incident, President of Student Union Government of DELSU Oleh campus, Innocent, demanded investigation into the death of their colleague, adding that statements made by the hotel management and the police are conflicting.
“We want to know how our colleague died. Jeffery is to graduate in a few weeks’ time but suddenly lost his life in a hotel swimming pool. All students should stay away from that hotel,” he said.
However,Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, who confirmed the incident on Monday, November 9, said the student was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed death by a medical personnel.