A newly admitted Urban and Regional Planning student of the Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH, has drowned, hours after his matriculation.
According to reports, Barnabas Otu, drowned few hours after his matric on Monday this week.
The unfortunate incident occurred in the swimming pool of a hotel located at Akai Efa, Calabar, where the students had gone for their matriculation party.
The Public Relations Officer of CRUTECH, Mr. Onen Onen confirmed the incident.
“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”, he said.