Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku on Tuesday condoled parents, students, staff and management of the Taraba State University, Jalingo over the sudden death of three of its students who died during an excursion in Cameroon.
Gov. Ishaku conveyed his condolence message at the specialist hospital, jalingo when he visited some of the students involved in the accident who are currently receiving treatment.
While praying for the repose of the souls of the three students who died in the mysterious windstorm and for the quick recovery of the wounded, the Governor also prayed God to grant the parents of the deceased the grace to bear the loss.
It would be recalled that three students of the 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 while on excursion.
The incident which occurred on April 16, involved 400 level students of the Biological Science Department of the University that embarked on a research trip to the neighboring Cameroon.
The governor proceeded to the campus of the State University in Jalingo where he inspected the level of damage caused by the windstorm on structures in the campus.
The Governor who was conducted round the structures affected by the windstorm in the university by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Vincent Tenebe promised to fix the damaged structures to enable staff and students of the institution have a befitting place for teaching, learning and research.
Ishaku who observed some architectural defects on some of the structures affected by the windstorm said the structures would be given professional touch during repair to avoid future occurrence.
Our correspondent reports that most of the structures affected by the windstorm were the ones constructed by the Tertiary Educational Trust Fund (TETFUND) intervention scheme.