BUK female final year student dies in hostel

A final year student of Bayero University, (BUK), Kano, identified as Mercy Sunday, has been confirmed dead.

Mercy, a student in the Department of Political Science, reportedly died in the female students’ hostel on Tuesday.

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”.

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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