#JusticeForHeritage trends as OAU undergraduate dies after falling into hostel soakaway

#JusticeForHeritage trends as OAU undergraduate dies after falling into hostel soakaway

Reactions have trailed the sudden death of Heritage Ajibola, an undergraduate student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife, Osun State.

Heritage, A student of the Department of Linguistics and African Languages, accidentally fell into the hostel soakaway in the school residence and was confirmed dead after rescue.

According to an eyewitnesses, Heritage was with her friends spreading clothes on a line when she mistakenly fell into a hole leading into the soakaway and got stuck in it.


One of the eyewitness said “It took almost an hour before help came and even with the presence maintenance team and the Osun State Fire Service, it took up to half an hour before they could get her out of the soakaway.”

#Justiceforheritage is currently trending on Twitter as Nigerian demand justice for late Heritage Ajibola.

Some of the reactions…

@fabiyi_deborah, one of Heritage’s coursemate wrote: “Death why she sat down at my front yesterday in class. rip heritage. #justiceforheritage

@SavvyRinu said: “In our respective efforts to get educated & make a better life for ourselves, may we not end up sent back home in a body bag.

Rest In Peace, Heritage Ajibola.

@GoldmyneTV also tweet: “The Ajibolas must be compensated for the reckless handling of students lives by the Bver hostel management. OAU management too must be held responsible, why don’t they monitor hostels built on OAU land. Her death was so avoidable. #JusticeforHeritage.”

@Akewusolaf, the editor of this publication also demand justice for the late talented young lady. “Another talented young Nigerian has been killed by the system.

It so sad 💔

Rest in peace, Heritage 🕊️ #JusticeForHeritage”

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