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SAD: 300- Level Nsukka Student Commits Suicide After Exam Coordinator Seized His Phone During Exam.
University of Nigeria 300- level biochemistry student Nsukka (UNN), Mba Daniel, was confirmed dead after taking his own life.
It was gathered that the student apparently made various attempts to kill himself in the psat before finally managing to hang himself.
It was has learned that his phone was seized by an exam coordinator on duty after he was caught cheating with it while taking the BCH 353 exam.
Daniel’s classmates who spoke on condition of anonymity said that some of them believe his quest to kill himself was due to the depression he suffered after being caught engaging in malpractice.
His lodge mates at his residence in the Odim Gate neighborhood of the college community where the terrible incident occurred said that Hypo bleach mixed with dye, hair straightener, and Captain Jack alcohol had been found in his room.
They also reported that a rope tied to the ceiling of his bedroom, a knife, a syringe and a belt were also found.
According to them, it seemed that he had attempted suicide through the objects, but without success.
Daniel eventually hanged himself on the balcony on the second floor of the three- story building where he fell from the rope and landed on the ground, suffering from a broken leg.
He was taken by neighbors to a nearby hospital where he was confirmed dead.
Confirming the incident, President of the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry Students, UNN Section, Silas Ijaja, said: ” The information coming to me through the closest person is that the guy tried to get out of his way. commit suicide with a harsh chemical, relaxant, and strong ethanol which he mixed and drank but it didn’t work. He then used a rope to hang himself from the balcony of his bedroom from where he fell and broke his leg. He was rushed to hospital and was confirmed dead on Saturday.
“It is evident that he died of depression as a result of the incident in the examination room. It may also not be unrelated to his inability to cope with the pressure of the current exam. We have a lot to read and write about this time and it is driving so many students into depression, ” he added.
All efforts to contact the head of the biochemistry department and the school authority were unsuccessful.
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