The University of Lagos Students' Union (ULSU) and the University of Lagos (UNILAG) command of the Man O' war Nigeria have issued statements over the tragic death of a student of the institution.

Oluchi Anekwe, a third year student of Accounting Department at UNILAG's Faculty of Business Administration, was electrocuted to death on Tuesday evening.

A high tension wire fell on her, killing her instantly.

In a statement jointly signed by the ULSU President Abiodun Martins, and Speaker of the ULSU Parliament, Jawosimi Olusegun, the union expressed its condolences over the tragedy.

"The University of Lagos Students' Union regrets to announce the passing away of one of us, our very own OLUCHI ANEKWE, a 300 level student of the department of Accounting," the statement read.

"Oluchi, till her death, was a first class student, and a very active student in class.

"Our condolence goes to her families, relatives and friends. We pray that God will grant them the fortitude to bear the loss. "

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Noting that the tragedy could have been prevented, the union called on the management to take corrective action.

"The event that led to her death is in its entirety avoidable.

"We hereby call on all concerned authorities to swing into action so as to prevent future occurrence."

In a separate statement signed by the Commander-in-Chief, Pat. Odusola 'lanrewaju, the Man O' war condoled with the deceased family and the university community.

"Our condolences go to her family members, friends and relatives," the statement read.

"May almighty God help her parents and loved ones to bear the loss.”

The UNILAG community has been in mourning since the Anekwe's death, with many students taking to the social media to mourn her death.

Like ULSU, some people have suggested that her death could have been averted.