A final year student of the University of Education, Winneba(UEW), has died during a wild celebration on campus after writing his final examination.
According to reports, Sani Abdul Majeed landed on his neck after a backflip he attempted doing in celebration of his final exams went bad.
The incident reportedly occurred on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.
The deceased level 400 student of the Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Sports (HYPERS) was reportedly rushed to the 37 Military Hospital but died two days after.
Video of the moment Majeed, who is said to be a known gymnast, couldn’t get back on his feet after his failed backflip at the University has surfaced online.
The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Winneba Mortuary for preservation and autopsy.
Meanwhile, the Students’ Representative Council of the university in a message of condolence Thursday, September 9, 2021, has expressed its sympathies to the bereaved family.
“The Council extends its heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to the deceased’s family on the untimely loss of their son; though the Council has shown leadership at the time the deceased needed its help,” the statement said.
The council in its statement also entreated all final year students who are in the mood of celebrating the completion of their courses to do so in moderation and should not be carried away by their rejoice.
“The entire student fraternity will be keeping the deceased in their thoughts and holding him in their heart”, the statement added.