BUK female final year student dies in hostel

A 400-level student in the Department of Political Science, Bayero University Kano, on Tuesday, died in the Ramat Hall female students’ hostel.

The victim, identified as Mercy Sunday, according to findings, was said to have died following a fever attack, coupled with vomiting.

According to the deceased’s roommate who pleaded anonymity, said Ms Sunday died in the early hours of Tuesday, shortly after foaming from the mouth.

BUK Dean of Student Affairs, Shamsuddeen Umar, who confirmed the sad incident, said she died of natural causes.

“She was sick and attended the University clinic where she was taken care of before being discharged to her hostel.”

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Dr Umar added that the illness resurfaced, on Monday night but unfortunately, she died before daybreak on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, her remains have been deposited in the mortuary and awaiting autopsy.

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