3 allegedly suffocate to death as hundreds of students struggle to write exam in overcrowded hall in Ebonyi Varsity
Three students of the Ebonyi State University (EBSU) have allegedly died after they suffocated while attempting to write a General exam in a crowded hall on Wednesday, February 10, 2021.
Footage shared online show hundreds of students struggling to get a space in the hall for the exam. During the struggle, eight students reportedly fainted, some got injured, and some suffocated to death.
Footage shows students rushing unconscious students out to the open space so they can get air. Some allegedly never regained consciousness.
Below is a video and Twitter reactions from students and videos of the incident.
This happened today at my school EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY,
What happened? They went to write GST Exams the 10 faculties! Though different levels.They were packed like sardines,no ventilation!,8 persons fainted 3 confirmed dead 😭😰
We don't have good management!
— Dynamite (@olivedynamite) February 10, 2021