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ASUU Strike: Varsity Student Commits Suicide


Henry Ehis, a 300-level student of the University of Jos during the weekend committed suicide over the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) nationwide.

The deceased, Henry Ehis, who until death was a student of the Department of Actuarial Science of the Faculty of Management Science, of the University, became devastated by the ongoing strike, which led him to take his own.

The Guardian learnt that the deceased whose body was found dead last week at the Faculty left a short note on his lifeless body to his parents, expressing his dissatisfaction with the current ASUU strike. But some residents said suicide was not the best option.

Meanwhile, herbalist identified as Terhemen lorbee has reportedly hanged himself in Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State

According to reports, the incident happened at the wee hours of Saturday after his colleague found his body suspended from a rope tied round his neck.

The deceased father, Iorbee Ndyar and his eldest son, Fater Terhemen in separate chats with journalists, recalled that the colleague of the now deceased, Orduen Kerchen, brought him home around 10Pm.

Days after he was brought home, the deceased who is married to 3 wives, went missing Friday morning and was later found to have committed suicide by hanging himself.

When contacted, the Benue State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Catherine Anene, said she was yet to receive the report of the incident.

“I’m also seeing the [suicide] pictures on social media, but I’ve not received the official report. I’m waiting for the Division to bring the report,” Anene said