Enugu Law School student dies while jogging



A student of  the Nigerian Law School in Enugu, Chiemerie Dim, has reportedly died while jogging.

Relying on information by the deceased’s close friends on the social media, an online MS Media  reported that he collapsed and died while jogging.

Tributes on the social media indicated that he graduated with a law degree from the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka in 2019  and enrolled at the Nigeria Law School, Enugu Campus until his death.

He was also described as a renowned  law teacher,  leader and  mentor, an award- winning student with fellowships in international organisations and institutes and founding member and president of the  UNIZIK Tax Club.

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His friends said he had a forte in Tax Law (one of the most complex fields of law) and had made numerous contributions in articles and legal pages on Contemporary issues in Tax Law. He   was  also said to be part of the winning team that represented the university  at a National Tax Debate Symposium in Lagos.

He was also said to be “a fitness builder, motivator, an advocate and a friend to many,” in addition to having  a leading internship role with finance corporations in Nigeria.

Mourning him on social media, one of his friends, Michael Ugochukwu, wrote: “We pray for the peaceful repose of the soul of our beloved brother who  left the mother earth yesterday while jugging in the morning.

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“He is a devoted guru in taxation law. We pray that the Good Lord console his family, friends, loved ones, classmates and the faculty at large. We also decree and declare that no untimely death shall come to any one of us again in the name of Jesus Christ. We also pray that his short life will bring to our consciousness that the end is near. “May the soul of Dim Chiemerie and that of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in perfect peace.

Another friend, Ogoegbulem Stephen, wrote: “A Black Tuesday for the Black and White Republic.
In the early hours of today, we woke up to the sudden death of Mr. Chiemerie Dim of the 2019 graduating class of the Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka and a bona fide member of the Law Students Association.

“Since the news of his death, i have read hundreds of tributes from LAWSANs and staff (academic and non-academic) at various levels. Emy was a legend. He lived a good life. He made sure he left an impact in the lives of all who he came across. Thus, today, everyone has a story to tell.

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“We will never understand how a young man, full of life and ambition would leave us so soon in this critical time. He had greatness in him. He would have contributed to the tax law system in Nigeria. Indeed, the list is inexhaustible.

“Today I encourage us all to take heart and stand together in these trying times. Let us accept this news as God’s will. Let us console ourselves believing that Emy is now resting in the bossom of the Almighty.”





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