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.


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