Tragedy struck on Sunday on the College of Lagos, after a 100 degree scholar of the Division of Social Work, College of Social Science, Simon Adokwu, slumped and died whereas enjoying soccer on the premises of the varsity in Akoka, Lagos State.PUNCH Metro gathered that Adokwu, after attending church service, went to play soccer at a discipline close to the College’s Human Useful resource Improvement Centre.

The undergraduate was mentioned to be enjoying soccer along with his colleagues when he immediately slumped.

In a bid to rescue him, Adokwu’s colleagues rushed him to the medical centre the place the physician on responsibility confirmed him lifeless.

The Varsity’s Public Relations Officer, Alagba Ibraheem, who confirmed the event to our correspondent on Thursday, mentioned the 22-year-old, earlier than going to the pitch to play soccer, informed his pals that he was sick.

She mentioned, “However he mentioned he was nonetheless going to go forward and play soccer. In the middle of enjoying, his teammates circled and seen that he had slumped.

“They moved nearer and tried to boost him however at that time, he was utterly immobile. His pals took him to the medical centre, they usually instantly tried to resuscitate him however sadly, he was lifeless.

“The DSA referred to as his dad and mom and after they came to visit, they mentioned they want to take his physique however that isn’t our custom. We nonetheless must do an post-mortem and autopsy analysis. At that time, we needed to transfer his physique to the LUTH, Idi-Araba.”

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