A student, Miss Stella Merkyaa, who suffered multiple injuries from a gas explosion on July 18, died Tuesday morning, Benue health commissioner Cecilia Ojabo, has confirmed.
Merkyaa, a student of the School of Midwifery, Makurdi, suffered the multiple burns when her cooking gas exploded on her in the hostel.
Ojabo described the incident as “unfortunate”.
“Stella died in the early hours of Tuesday; it is quite sad,” she said. Read more