Three students of the Taraba State University were crushed to death on Monday at a wildlife park in Cameroon while on a school trip.
The incident was confirmed by the country’s regional governor, Jean Abate Edi’i. Sixteen other students out of a total of fifty were also said to have sustained injuries in the unfortunate incident.
“Following a tornado, a tree fell on to a group of Nigerian students staying in Bouba Ndjida national park,” the governor said.
The scene of the incident.
One of the deceased students was identified as Yusuf Bello, a 400 Level student, who was the president of Biological Science Students’ Association (BIOSSA).
Other victims are Nancy SamAchak, a 400 Level student of Biology Education and Grace Fyafa Thomas, a Botany student.