Three CRUTECH students drown in Abakpa River

Three college students of the Cross River university  Know-how allegedly obtained drowned in Abakpa River, within the Ogoja Native Authorities Space of Cross River State, on Saturday.

Our correspondent gathered that the victims went swimming within the river when the tragedy occurred.

“They went to the river with different individuals to swim. What actually occurred no one is aware of, however their our bodies had been discovered within the shallow a part of the river.

“I solely know one in every of them, David Unamu, who was a 200 Degree Civil Engineering pupil. The opposite two I don’t know their names for now, however they had been all CRUTECH college students. David studied within the Calabar campus, he lived in Abakpa and but to renew college, whereas the opposite two had been in Ogoja campus.

“I don’t know concerning the different two, however I learnt that one in every of them was a Ghanaian, though his mom lives in Lagos State and the opposite was a local of Boki Native Authorities Space in Cross River State,” a supply mentioned.

The Public Relations Officer of CRUTECH, Mr Onen Onen, confirmed the incident. He advised our correspondent that the college would problem a press release on the incident quickly.

The State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Ugbo, additionally mentioned “We have not got any information like that. If they report, that is when we can know. If they don’t report, there is no way we can know.”

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