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Tragedy Struck As University Student Commits Suicide In Kogi

In 2018,k statistics showed that Nigeria has the 13th highest suicide mortality rate in Africa. Globally, this makes Nigeria the country with the world’s 30th highest suicide rate. While diverse customs, religion and the law abhor suicide just like others who have committed the act, another young lady has ignored all warning signs by damning the consequences of committing suicide. More details below.

According to reports by Daily Post, Miss Rebecca Micheal, a 100- level student of Kogi state University has committed suicide. Reports say that the criminal act was done out a broken heart after her boyfriend ended their relationship.

It was gathered that Rebecca just gained admission nto the Department of Philosophy in the institution

Sources claim that the deceased who took her own life at her residence in Lokoja, 200 housing estate was about 20 years old. Her boyfriend who is a prominent DJ told her he wanted out of the relationship before the tragedy occurred. The deceased was then rushed to the  Federal Medical Centre where she finally died after drinking the hazardous substance.

When Contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) William Aya said that he was yet to get any report concerning the incident.

The PPRO promised to get back to our reporter when he get information from C Division office of the Nigeria Police Force Lokoja. She was buried on Wednesday at Lokongoma cemetery, Lokoja Kogi State.

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