Barnabas Otu, a 100 Level student of Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH, reportedly drowned in a swimming pool in Calabar few hours after matriculation.
According to reports, the deceased who just got admitted into the Department of Urban and Regional planning, faculty of Environmental Sciences did his Matriculation on Monday, 24th February 2020.
It was gathered that the sad incident happened at Orange Resort, Akai Efa in Calabar Municipality local government area of the state, where the students had gone to celebrate after their successful matriculation.
The institution’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Onen Onen who confirmed the incident, said;
“The information is true, but I don’t have many details now because I travelled, when I come back, I am going to compile a report on that.”