A student of the College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, Ekiti State, who was identified as Akintunde Adegunloye was reportedly found dead in his friend’s room on the premises of the State Specialists Hospital, Ondo town, Ondo State.
According to the Ondo State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Femi Joseph, the incident happened last Thursday at 10pm.
He said the deceased left his school in Ekiti State to visit two of his friends who were pharmacists and members of the National Youth Service Corps, serving in the government-owned hospital in Ondo.
Joseph further explained that the cause of the death of the deceased was yet unknown to the police but saying the command had commenced an investigation to unravel the cause of the incident.
He said, “The deceased paid his friends a visit in Ondo, the friends were corps members pharmacists who are serving at the hospital. We learnt that the friends got home on that fateful day and found him (deceased ) dead in the room.
“We have invited the two corps members and as I am speaking with you they are still with us, we are interrogating them on the matter.”
The police spokesman, however, said the father of the deceased had informed the command that the family was not interested in going to court over the matter and the corpse would be released to them.