A 400-level English Language scholar of the College of Ilorin recognized as Elijah Jude Anuoluwapo, has reportedly dedicated suicide within the early hours of Thursday.
Anuoluwapo reportedly took his personal life by taking illicit drug substances.
It was gathered that the undergraduate died within the College of IIorin Educating Hospital (UITH), the place he was rushed to by his colleagues for medical consideration.
Sources claimed that Anuoluwapo had on two events tried to commit suicide earlier than the most recent incident.
Sources added that the deceased was annoyed by alleged rejection by his members of his quick household after the reported dying of his mom.
“His father had deserted his mom since she was carrying Jude’s being pregnant which later led to his mom’s dying out of melancholy. Jude was raised by his maternal grandmother who later died final 12 months of most cancers problems. The event had turn out to be the principle issue that had given him extreme melancholy and frustration and made him to aim suicide twice earlier than the final one which later led to his dying earlier on Thursday morning.
“Jude was a really sensible scholar and even one of many absolute best with mastery of languages in the entire of the college campus. Many people pleaded with him and even reffered him to the college counselling unit after the second unsuccessful try which was about three weeks in the past.
It got here to our shock that he later proceeded with one other try round 8:15pm Wednesday night. We truly tried to save lots of his life as common, however to no avail as he lastly gave up the ghost earlier as we speak (Thursday) within the hospital. If he didn’t die, he ought to have been one of many absolute best writers of the subsequent technology,” a detailed buddy of the deceased narrated.
When contacted, the College’s director of Info, Mr Kunle Akogun, stated he has not acquired any details about the event.
The spokesman of the state police command, Okasanmi Ajayi, additionally stated that he was not conscious of the incident.
Each officers promised to get again to our correspondent as quickly as they’ve any details about the incident.
However as on the time of submitting this report at 6.26pm on Thursday, they have been but to volunteer any info on the incident.