The modern addiction to taking impossible photo shots has left two students dead.

The students whose names were not given were both 300 level students of the university.

One was said to be a student of the department of Agriculture and Environmental Engineering, while the other was a student of the department of Project Management Technology.

The President, Students Union Government of the university, Adeyinka Olasehinde who confirmed the incident, said the death of the two students had thrown the university into mourning.

Olasehinde explained that four students went to a river close to the university and took pictures on a canoe s.

He added that the canoe capsized while the students were taking the pictures.

Olasehinde hinted that two of the students narrowly escaped death because they knew how to swim, while two others were unfortunate.

He said the students who lost their lives were at the venue of their entrepreneurship training at the laboratory of the department of fishery and aquaculture behind great hall in Obakekere area of Akure.

He said the ugly incident occurred after the students had finished their training for the day.