Tragedy struck in Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) yesterday when the Head of Department (HOD) of Statistics, Dr. Nwosu, C. A. collapsed and died in his car after attending the University Senate meeting held at the Uli campus of the institution.
Investigations revealed that Nwosu had dashed out from the Senate Chambers in Uli immediately the meeting ended at about 3.50pm. As he was leaving, another staff present at the meeting asked him where he was headed and the deceased said he wanted to get to his office that someone was waiting for him.
At the department, Nwosu was said to have entered his office and told one of the non-teaching staff still around that she could leave for the day. As the staff left the office, she decided to go back and find out what the HOD was still doing alone in the office only to find his lifeless body in his car. Some other reports said he vomited blood while passing out.
Nwosu washed rushed to a nearby hospital where he was confirmed dead.
As at the time of filing this report the University had yet to release a statement on the incident.
Tragic….rest in peace
Rip to the dead
Oh my God, so sad his soul rest in peace Amen
This is tragic? …May his soul rest in peace…I pray investigations reveal the exact cause of death.
Too bad… Just like that..
So sad indeed Rip
Death where is your string