Ife in Osun state drowned while swimming with friends
at a hotel outside the campus on Sunday June 18th.
According to his classmates, Emmanuel went to the hotel in company of
two of his friends and they had finished swimming and were about to
leave when the deceased dived into the pool again to swim some more.
He however drowned in the process. Nobody could
rescue him as the people that were closeby said they could not swim.
Efforts by a lifeguard to rescue him proved futile as he had already
died. His body was removed from the pool and taken to the hospital where
he was certified dead.
Confirming the incident, the Public Relations Officer of the school,
Biodun Olanrewaju, extended his condolence to the family of the deceased
and warned students to always stay within the school premises.
Meanwhile friends of the deceased have taken to social media to pay tribute to him.