A National Diploma (NDII) student of the department of Science Laboratory Technology (SLT), Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Effurun, Delta State ACHILLE SAMSON, has been declared dead.
According to reports, SAMSON died on Thursday night, 23 August, 2018, a day which happens to be his birthday.
He was said to have died after a brief illness.
CAMPUS GIST gathered that master Samson gave up the ghost in the hospital where he was receiving treatment.
He was, until his demise, the Assistant Secretary General of the Arewa Students Union, Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) chapter.
He was also among the organizers of the union cultural day which held on Saturday, 18th August, 2018.
Speaking to our correspondent, a friend of the deceased SEUN PAUL said: “Samson was my very good friend, his death came to me as a shock. He was a very cool, humble, nice, jovial and easy going person who always smiled to everyone he met. I envy him a lot for that.”
When contacted, the class representative of the department of Science Laboratory Technology NDII said: “The entire class and I are just returning from his home where we went to pay his parents a condolence visit, he was a gentle and easy going guy, I must say.”
Also speaking, an associate of late Samson, HAMMED said: “I received the news this morning (that Samson is dead). I was shocked because I had a conversation with him on Tuesday (on his way home) not knowing that would be the last discussion with him. I was among the delegates that paid condolence visit to his parents earlier today.”, Hammed expressed in mild voice.
Similarly, the queen of Arewa Students Union, Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) chapter described the late SAMPSON as easy going, saying: “I don’t know how best to describe him, he was so cool, easygoing and always run away from troubles. We will miss him”
As at press time, the remains of Samson is still lying at the mortuary awaiting burial.
May his soul rest in peace.