Obafemi Awolowo University 100-level student allegedly comm! ts su!c!de
A 100-level student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state, Salako Treasure has reportedly committed suicide after she allegedly consumed a substance suspected to be a sniper.
Reports have it that the deceased said to be of the Department of Entrepreneur, was found dead inside an uncompleted building around the Lagere area of the town with a bottle of sniper beside her body on Wednesday, June 14.
Findings revealed that Salako had been undergoing some emotional trauma known to some of her friends and acquittance before the tragic incident.
Confirming the incident, the Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju said it was unfortunate that the school lost such a promising young lady to such circumstances.
“Unfortunately, we had lost a part one student, a promising young lady to what was alleged to be suicide, although it happened outside campus, we are not happy that we could lose such a person under such circumstances, the university under the administration of Vice-chancellor Professor Simeon Bamire is pained that a student of that tender age could resolve to such thing.
We appeal to Nigerians to be their brother’s keepers. The filler we are getting is that she has suffered from depression and people around her knew all this, they ought to have referred her to someone elderly or someone who could be of help to her on psycho-emotional issues. We sympathize with ourselves, especially the parent who lost a young lady with a future bright. I want to admonish you that this world is filled with ups and downs.
Emotional, psychological and academic frustrations should not make anyone to resolve in taking his or her life. Her remains have been evacuated and we involved the police”, he said.
Also, Osun Police Command Spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola said the body has been evacuated and deposited at the University teaching hospital.
She added that the investigation into the circumstances surrounding her death is ongoing.