The corpse of a Benue State University (BSU) student that drowned yesterday has been recovered. The victim, Adekole Christopher’s corpse was found at the river bank, while the body of Emmanuella Mson is yet to be found.
It was gathered that Emmanuella, a 100 level medical student and the only child of her parents drowned alongside Adekole (100L student of Computer Science) – on Friday evening beside BSU water works, an area close to the river.
According to reports, the students had visited the area on grounds of playing football and to enjoy the cool weather at the riverside before the sad incident happened. The students who were reportedly five in number left the school premises without informing the school management through the security unit.
The University management has launched a search and rescue operation to find the other missing student. Nigeria Marine police Benue State command has also joined the search team.