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Obafemi Awolowo University Best Graduating Pharmacy Student Dies in Fatal Accident

By Ojo Precious, OAU

Obafemi Awolowo University has lost Folashade Salako, best graduating student pharmacy 2019, following injuries sustained in a fatal car accident.

It was gathered that, Folashade Salako won the 2019 Shalina Young Talent Award (SYTA) where she was crowned as Nigeria’s “best Pharmacy brain” at a ceremony held at the Ibis Hotel, Lagos on April 8th.

Ms. Salako competed with 360 contestants from some of Nigeria’s top Universities to scoop first place in this coveted competition which has been described as the biggest hunt for the best pharmacy brain in Nigeria. She also was the best Graduating student in pharmacy 2019 .

Nigerian Twitter user, Graćii @gracii_funso blames poor management of traffic road accident for her demise.

@gracii_funso wrote:

If road traffic accidents were managed well, Folashade Salako best graduating student OAU Pharmacy School, winner of Shalina’s international Young Pharmacist Award wouldn’t have died this morning.


OAU Campus Ambassador for Edugist, Precious Ojo is a campus reporter and a content writer with vast interest in article writing and social media management. An aspiring journalist, she is passionate about service to humanity.

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