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Our students not dying over pandemic – MOUAU management insists



The administration of Michael Okpara College of Agriculture, Umudike, (MOUAU), in Abia State, has expressed concern at latest makes an attempt to unfold panic inside the college neighborhood with false stories of an imaginary pandemic killing college students.

This comes as two college students of the college died just lately from fully unrelated causes. Nonetheless, hearsay reared in some quarters that the deceased college students died on account of a pandemic contacted within the College Well being Providers Division (Clinic).

In a launch by Adanma Odefa, the general public Relations Officer (PRO), of Michael Okpara College of Agriculture Umudike, and issued to journalists in Umuahia, on Saturday, the administration, maintained that there is no such thing as a pandemic within the college setting and no different pupil except for the 2 unlucky incidents died within the college.

In response to the varsity administration, “the college clinic treats all college students in an emergency no matter registration. There was no flawed doing in both of those circumstances on the a part of the a part of the varsity. We’re deeply saddened by the lack of these younger lives and heartily condole with their households.

The college administration, additional reiterated that it’s obligatory below her guidelines and rules for all college students to be registered with the College Well being Providers Division.

The college partly said, two college students of the college died just lately from fully unrelated causes.


The primary pupil, a feminine pupil whose id we is not going to disclose out of respect for her household, was a brand new consumption. Sadly, she had procured an abortion from a quack, leading to deadly issues. She visited the College Well being Providers Division (clinic ) and though she was unregistered, she was attended to right away and docs found she had a botched abortion that had grow to be septic. She was promptly referred to the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia (a full fledged hospital equiped to cope with extreme circumstances), the place she died.

“The second unlucky demise was of a pupil who collapsed on the walkway and was rushed to the College clinic. Though he was additionally unregistered, docs and nurses wasted no second to battle to save lots of his life. When he was introduced in, he had no pulse and his important indicators had been failing. He was promptly loaded into the College’s ambulance and rushed to the Federal Medical Middle, Umuahia, the place he was declared lifeless.

“We’ve got supplied a well-maintained and well-staffed clinic with a standby useful ambulance to serve our College Group. Members of the College Group are strongly urged to take full benefit of those amenities.

“Additionally it is pertinent for college kids to avail themselves of the companies of the clinic on the earliest indicators of in poor health well being”, it added.

“Media practitioners are strongly suggested to confirm the veracity of tales they publish and lend credence to”.

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