A student of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State and one other person have lost their lives while trying to fetch water from a well in Igbawere Village, Offa, at the weekend.
It was gathered that one of the deceased, an ND-1 student of Business Management of the polytechnic, Akorede Sodeeq, was trying to fetch water from the well when he fell into it.
The well was located beside the Federal Polytechnic, Offa permanent site.
Nigerian Tribune also gathered that an indigene of the village, who tried to rescue the student, lost his life in the process, just as the incident threw the entire polytechnic community into a mourning mood.
Some of the deceased’s colleagues described the student as a gentleman with a lot of drive and will power.