Two 300 Level students of the Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Akure, Ondo State, have drowned while undergoing their Entrepreneurship Training (ENT), today.
The students were identified as Olabiyi Emmanuel, from the department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, and Olokun Babatunde Alex. from the department of Project Management Technology (PMT) 300level.According to the school’s Student Union president and P.R.O, the incident occured at the laboratory for Fishery and Aquaculture, at the back of great hall, Obakekere.
After the training, four of them decided to take a selfie on the canoe packed at the venue, during that process, the canoe which the four of them where in, capsized, and they drowned.
However, two of them narrowly escaped because they were able to swim, while the other two were unable to make it.