A young Nigerian lady has been identified as one of the victims of the tragic explosion that occurred in the Sabon Gari area of Kano State.
There was pandemonium in the area on Tuesday morning, May 17, after a blast said to be gas explosion rocked the area killing at least nine persons.
Emmanuel Belletti, a friend of one of the victims who was simply identified as Mary, have taken to social media to mourn her untimely demise.
“RIP dear. May God Almighty grant your eternal rest. She is a victim of yesterday incident that happen yesterday in sabon gari” he wrote.
The deceased was identified by the institution’s spokesperson in a statement on Tuesday as a Higher National Diploma (HND) student in the department of Civil Engineering, while the identity of his lover is still unknown.
Adewole acknowledged that the incident happened off-campus, precisely in the Idi-Ito area of Ibadan, Oyo state.
It was gathered that the door of the apartment was forced open by the fellow students after waiting for several hours for them to come out.
The lifeless body of the deceased was seen on the floor while his lover was found unconscious. The lady was rushed to the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan where she’s currently receiving treatment.
Some of the students who pleaded anonymity attributed the incident to the use of sex enhancement drugs.