A 100 level student in biochemistry, from University of Calabar, by name Lewis, has lost his life to a hit and run driver in Calabar, Cross River State.
The incident took place yesternight around 10pm, along IBB way, Calabar municipality. According to a witness who asked to be anonymous, Lewis was trying to cross the road without knowing that the hit and run car was fast coming behind him with head lamps on.
“It was already very late at night, he was trying to cross to the other side of the road, he thought the road was free without him knowing a car without light was coming from behind, he was knocked down in the process, out of haste the driver drove off, leaving him to his fate”, the witness said.
Lewis lost so much blood in the process and was later rushed to the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital UCTH by a good Samaritan, where he finally gave up the ghost.
Meanwhile, a final year student of medicine and surgery, University of Calabar, Cross River State, Gray Ekpezu has been confirmed dead.
He was allegedly shot for no reason in the evening of Friday, July 9, by a soldier in front of his compound at Edibe Edibe, Calabar South, Cross River State.
It could be recalled that Cross River State has been on curfew for some months now, and soldiers are always on guard at every corners of the road and streets to ensure supposed safety.
Gray however seem not to be very safe that night as he got killed for no reason by a soldier meant to protect him.
“No reason whatsoever, he was shot last night. Twice on the chest. He isn’t a cultist neither has he done any wrong,” a source said.