A Chief Executive Officer (Account) on Grade Level 13 with the Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo, Mr Ademola Adesola, has reportedly slumped and died while queuing in a bank within the university to withdraw new notes.
The Head of the Publicity and Public Relations Unit of the university, Mr Jeariogbe Olaniyi, confirmed the incident on Tuesday February 21, 2023.
Olaniyi described the development as very unfortunate.
He explained that the late Adesola drove himself to the school in the morning and something around 11.30 am, he left the office for the bank to collect money from his account while waiting, he slumped and died in the process.
He said, “The deceased spent only about 30 minutes or thereabouts in the queue and not several hours as reported by some online media platforms when he suddenly collapsed and could not be revived.”
He added that he was rushed to the university clinic for attention but all efforts to revive him back to life proved abortive.
He said while Mr Adesola’s death is painful, the university would want to put on record that the university had more than one deputy bursar and that the deceased was not one of them.
He, however, urged the newsmen to always verify facts from reliable quarters rather than rushing to press and misinform the public and cause identity confusion just like the view case has done.
He said Mr Adesola joined the service of the university as a typist in 1986 and rose to his last designation and not a deputy bursar.