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Ekowa Poly Student Drowns While Trying To Fetch Water In Bayelsa State.

A Public Administration student of the Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, Bayelsa State identified has “Adekunle” was reportedly drowned while fetching water in a river close to the school.

According to reports, Kunle tripped and drowned in the river bordering the polytechnic on Sunday, while trying to fetch water for domestic use due to lack of water on the campus.

His death prompted his aggrieved colleagues to go on rampage, protesting against absence of potable water and alleged neglect by the school authorities.

It was gathered that lack of potable water on the campus forced students to rely on the river and other unconventional means for water.

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