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300 Level Student Of UNIBEN Commits Suicide, Leaves Note



The fast killing menace, suicide has happened again in Ekosodin community in Ovia North East Local Government Area, Edo State as a lady identified as Christabel was found dead in her hostel, at Newton Street.

The Guardian reports that the deceased is a 300-Level Medical Laboratory student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN).

Though details of the incident has not been confirmed, eyewitnesses narrated that the deceased mixed the deadly insecticide popularly called Snipper with a Sprite drink and reportedly left a suicide note where she stated that she was about taking her life because the guy she loved didn’t love her in return after her boyfriend broke up with her.

But another witness said an empty sachet of Klin detergent was found on the spot where her body laid.

Also, in a social media post by Uniben Metro reports that the suicide note, which is already in custody of the police at Ugbowo police station, was addressed to two persons, (names withheld) and the two persons have been invited to the police station for questioning.

The post claimed the suicide was not due to relationship problems between the deceased and her boyfriend but rather personal unresolved issues between the two persons the letter was addressed to.

“The letter didn’t state what happened between the two mentioned persons, reason the police have invited them to unravel the reasons behind the deceased’s action,” the post stated.

Meanwhile, Naija News reports that Nigerians have cried out against suicide in an online campaign tagged #SuicideNoBeSolution.

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