Two Benue State University Students Drown While Swimming


It was a tragic weekend as two students of Benue State University (BSU) drowned in River Benue while swimming, Concise News reports.

This online news medium understands that the victims were a 100 level male student of Computer Science and a 100 level female medical student.

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They were among some of their colleagues who went to the river, beside the school’s water-works on sightseeing, swimming and to play football on Friday evening when they went missing inside the river.

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According to eyewitnesses, who spoke to Daily Trust, the male victim had been found while efforts were still underway to recover the female student.

Also, the police has confirmed the incident, said the body found in the river has not been ascertained to be that of the male student.

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It noted in a statement that a search and rescue operation it ongoing to rescue the other victim.