UNIBEN final-year student commits suicide
A final-year student of the University of Benin, Edo State, simply identified as Adam, reportedly committed suicide on Thursday.
It was gathered that the deceased, a 500level student of the Department of Computer Engineering, was found dangling from the roof of his room at Ekosodin Community in Ovia North-East Local Government Area of the state.
Before his death, Adams was said to have visited his department in the evening to submit an assignment after which he went back home.
It was also gathered that some of his friends tried to contact him without success and then contacted his family.
The institution’s Public Relations Officer, Michael Osasuyi, who confirmed the incident, said the student’s death came as a surprise to the university community.
“His father came to see him and that was how it was discovered that he hung himself. The information that got to us was that he was a bright student, a first-class material,” he said.