Barnabas Otu, a new student at Cross River University of Technology, (CRUTECH), drowned hours after his registration in a swimming pool in Calabar.
It was collected that the student, who was admitted to the Urban and Regional Planning Department, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, died on February 24, 2020, after the enrollment ceremony.
According to reports, the incident occurred at Orange Resort, Akai Efa in the local government area of the Calabar municipality, where the deceased had gone to celebrate the successful admission.
Onen Onen, the institution’s spokesperson, confirmed the incident.
“The information is true, but I don’t have many details now because I was traveling, when I come back I will compile a report on it,” he said.