A 200-level student of Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU) identified as Adedeji Emmanuel has committed suicide .
A statement by the Chief Security Officer of the institution, Babatunde Oyatokun on Tuesday evening, Emmanuel died after drinking sniper, a popular pesticide.
Oyatokun said , evidence indicates he died after drinking sniper(a pesticide) which indicates a suicide case . However, the institution has started an investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death.
The security department announces the painful departure of a student of the faculty of Administration, Adedeji Emmanuel who till his time of death, was a 200-level student of Management and accounting’’, the statement read.
‘’It is being speculated that he died as a result of intake of pesticide and all evidence points towards this, but we have launched an investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding his death’’
Oyatokun also counseled students to use the counseling unit of the school when battling psychological or academic issues .
Adedeji’s death comes nearly a month after one of the armed guards in the security department in the school named Fisayo Oyeniyi killed himself at his residence after sending a suicide text to his mother, wife and children.