Three students of the Ebonyi State University (EBSU) have allegedly died after they suffocated while trying to write exam in a crowded hall.
It was gathered that the incident happened on Wednesday, February 10th in EBSU while students struggled to get to get a space to enable them take the compulsory General studies, CBT examination.
The viral video showed the moment crowd of students struggled to get a space in the hall for the exam.
According to report eight students reportedly fainted, some got injured, and some suffocated to death during the struggle.
In the video students are seen rushing the unconscious students out to the open space so they can get air, however some allegedly never regained consciousness.
Watch videos below,
3 students suffocate as hundreds of students struggle to write exam in overcrowded hall in EBSU pic.twitter.com/eGIsOLvgUv
— oluwarimitan (@orpemi31) February 11, 2021
In reaction to the sad incident the Student Union Government of the school Released an official statement confirming the incident and resolved to prevent a repeat of such ugly incidence.
Read the statement below,
However, the sad incident has sparked outrage on social media as Nigerians condemned the management of the institution.
See reactions below,