UMYU final year student dies of snake bite

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A final year student of Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina, has been confirmed dead after beaten by a snake.

According to report, the student identified as Zainab Umar, was a final year student of Economics in the university before his demise on Sunday.

Confirming the death, Fatima Sanda the university spokesman said the deceased died in his residence and not in the school as stipulated adding that an official statement on the incident will be released soon.

Sanda said

 “Zainab died on Sunday in her home. She was bitten by a snake on Friday and was treated at the University Health Centre immediately. Her parents came to pick her the following day, which was Saturday. What we heard this morning (Monday) is that she died. The university authority will issue a formal statement on the incident tomorrow (Tuesday).”


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