A young man, illegally residing on the campus of the University of Ghana, is reported to have jumped from the fourth floor of the Mensah Sarbah Hall Annex A Building over fears of being sacked by hall authorities.
The incident is reported to have happened in the early hours of Friday, April 23, 2021 at about 1:45 am
His name has been given as Wahab Abdulai.
He is believed to be a former resident of the hall and currently undertaking his National Service.
An eyewitness, narrating what happened, said that occupants heard someone banging the door and assumed hat it was hall assistants who were hunting for illegal occupants, popularly known as Perchers.
“The victim was asked to hide in the balcony until the assumed porters leave. Suddenly, they heard a loud crashing sound and rushed to see what had happened then they found the boy lying on the ground floor,” the eyewitness added
The victim, after falling, suffered bone damages was rushed to the Legon Hospital for treatment.
He is currently at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
Dean of Students, Prof. Godfred Bokpin, has called for calm among students.
He says that investigations have begun into the matter.
Source: Radio Universe
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