200-Level Varsity Student Commits Suicide in Ondo State

A 200-level varsity student commits suicide in Ondo State on Thursday the 13th of May, 2021. Her reason for committing suicide is still unknown.

The 2nd year political science student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State,  identified as Feranmi Fasunle Omowunmi reportedly committed suicide on Thursday.

Based on reports regarding the unfortunate incident, 20-year-old Feranmi took a poisonous chemical identified as a snipper on Wednesday night. She poisoned herself in her room and started gasping for breath, resulting in her untimely death.

She was rushed to the institution’s health center by her friends as soon as they discovered her struggling to breathe. Later on, she was taken to the Federal Medical Center, Owo where she gave up the ghost.

The reason for taking the action against herself is still unknown.

However, news circulating some quarters claimed that the deceased had a relationship issue, but some of her friends disagreed with the allegation stating that she had no boyfriend.

The university’s Head of Information, Protocol, and Public Relations, Victor Akinpelumi,  confirmed the incident and described the student’s death as unfortunate. Mr victor stated that there was an indication that Fasunle committed suicide for another reason not related to relationship issues.

Akinpelumi said, “It is true that she committed suicide. We have not been officially briefed but the only detail we have is that she took sniper and she was later rushed to the state health center and from there she was referred to the Federal Medical Centre in Owo.

“The bad incident happened on Wednesday and we have not carried out our findings to ascertain if she committed suicide over relationship issues but from what we gathered she had no boyfriend.

Furthermore, he said those who brought her said they were her close friends and that she was not involved in any relationship. So, why she decided to take her own life is unknown.

He also added that they will react if they are able to find out why she decided to take her own life.

Meanwhile, the management of the institution is carrying out investigations to find out the reason behind the death of Feranmi Fasunle.

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