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In A’Ibom: Students cheat death as palm tree falls on house roof

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STUDENT of Akwa Ibom State University, Obio Akpa campus cheated death when an ancient palm tree fell on the residential building the students resided, destroying the house.

The incident occurred at about 4.30 pm last Monday at the “military zone” a popular lodge near the university’s medical centre, following a windstorm, after a heavy down pour on the fateful afternoon in the area.

Among the students who cheated death were Reuben Uduak, Imeobong Promise both of Political Science Department and Owoidoho Nsima from the Communication Department.

They expressed gratitude to God for sparing their lives and called on the management of the university to cut down palm trees around the hostels as they pose a grave danger to the students.

 

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