by Mitchelle Uzorka
The Dean of Student Affairs of Bayelsa State-owned Niger Delta University (NDU), Dr Ayasen Kemeakegha, has been confirmed dead in an auto crash along Tombia-Amassoma road.
According to eyewitnesses, the car accident occurred on Saturday January 21st 2023, after running off the road into a swamp, thereby igniting the fire.
The police spokesman in Bayelsa State, SP Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the incident on Sunday, said the corpse had already been evacuated to the morgue, while the investigation was ongoing to ascertain the cause of the accident.
He said, “On 21st January 2023 at about 14:45 hours, Policemen responded to a scene of a lone fatal car accident along Tombia-Amassoma Road, Bayelsa State, and discovered that the only occupant in the vehicle, a Toyota Corrolla with Reg. N0. 06H 132 BY, was burnt to death.
“Upon inquiries, it was revealed that the deceased was Dr Ayasen Kemeakegha ‘m’ 55 yrs, the Dean of Student Affairs, of the Niger Delta University, Amassoma. The corpse has been evacuated to the morgue. The investigation is ongoing.”
Meanwhile, A Candle Light Procession in Honour of Dr Kemeakegha J. Ayasen was carried out by Student of Niger Delta University (NDU) on Monday night to Mourn the loss of their Dean.