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Tuesday, 20 April 2021

200-level OAU student commits suicide

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A 200-level student of the Management and Accounting department of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Osun State, Emmanuel Adedeji, has committed suicide.

 

Late Adedeji was said to have drank a popular insecticide in the school premises and died a few minutes later behind the Mechanical department popularly known as Spider building.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the institution, Abiodun Olarewaju, said, “We appeal to parent and guidance to please let thier children know that failure or depression occasioned by whatever suicide should not be an option.

We want to sympathise with the parent and friends of the deceased. The boy was at his formative age. We heard that the boy left a suicide note. It pains us that the boy is dead. The reason for his action is not yet known.”