Just days after Federal Government took over ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, LAUTECH the University has lost one of its students, Adeniyi Hikmat Abidemi.
Hikmat, who was rushed to the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital after being involved in a serious mobile accident died at the hospital.
The tragic incident occurred along the Yoaco road while the deceased Hikmat was in transit from her hostel to a friend’s place at Adenike.
Accounts from an eyewitness that prefers to remain anonymous have it that the motorcycle which Hikmat was on was violently hit in the rear by a reckless driver that remains as yet unnamed.
‘The hit-and-run driver was driving a red… The motorcycle was hit so violently that the motorcycle rider and the passenger were thrown off the bike. The bike rider suffered some severe injuries but is presently well on his way to recovery. Hikmat was also badly wounded but before help could arrive and provide her medical attention she passed away’.
Friends and loved ones proved inconsolable at the hospital when the shining light that was Adeniyi Hikmat Abidemi passed away.
The deceased was laid to rest at Ilorin, at an undisclosed cemetery with course mates and friends attending the burial en masse to say a final farewell to a bright light gone too soon.
Until her death, Hikmat was a 300level student of accounting, faculty of management sciences in Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso.