A 400-level student in the Department of Political Science, Bayero University Kano, on Tuesday, died in the Ramat Hall female students’ hostel.

According to a report gather the victim, identified as Mercy Sunday, was said to have died following a fever attack, coupled with vomiting.

According to the deceased’s roommate who pleaded anonymity, said Mercy died in the early hours of Tuesday, shortly after foaming from the mouth.

Shamsuddeen Umar, BUK Dean of Student Affairs, who confirmed the sad incident, said she died of natural causes.

The Dean said, “She was sick and attended the University clinic where she was taken care of before being discharged to her hostel.”

He added that the illness reappeared, on Monday night but sadly, she died before daybreak on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, her remains have been deposited in the mortuary and awaiting autopsy.