A 100 level student of Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH drowned during a swimming bath in Calabar just a couple of hours after celebrating his matriculation.
The student identified as Barnabas Otu had just gained admission to review rban and Regional planning within the faculty of Environmental Sciences in CRUTECH and had his Matriculation ceremony on Monday February 24, 2020 before he drowned during a swimming bath .
According to reports, Barnabas and a couple of other students headed to Orange Resort, Akai Efa in Calabar Municipality government area to celebrate their successful matriculation when the incident happened.
Confirming the death of the scholar , the general public Relations Officer of CRUTECH, Mr. Onen Onen said;
“The information is true, but I don’t have many details now because I travelled, once I come , i’m getting to compile a report on that”