Mohammed and two other students Nancy Sam-Achak and Grace Thomas were killed when trees fell on them during an ill-fated research trip at the Bouba Njidda National Wild Life Park in Cameroon.
The dead students were all 400 levels students in the Department of Biological Science in the Taraba State University, Jalingo.
The Deputy Register, Information and Publication of the university, Malam Sanusi Sa’ad, told reporters on Thursday in Jalingo that Mohammed’s parents communicated their wish on the burial of their son to the authorities of the university on April 17th.
According to him, the wish has already been communicated to Cameroonian authorities. Sa’ad said that the management of the university had also concluded plans to send some officials to Cameroon to bring back the remains of the two other students for burial.
Sixteen other students and the Head of Department, Dr Robert Houmso, who sustained injuries during the rainstorm are currently receiving treatment at the Garoua Hospital in Cameroun. (NAN)
Three students of the Taraba State University lost their lives when they were hit by falling trees during a rainstorm at the Bouba Njidda National Wild Life Park in Cameroon.
The Deputy Registrar, Information and Publication of the university, Sanusi Sa’ad said that the incident occurred on April 16 during a devastating rainstorm at about 3:15 p.m.
Mr Sa’ad said all the injured people were currently receiving treatment at the Garoua Hospital in Cameroon.