The management of the University of Ilorin has attributed the death of one of its students, Adigun Emmanuel Adewale, to drug use.
The late student of the Faculty of Agriculture reportedly committed suicide last week to vent his frustration over his failure in his final year project.
In a statement, the university’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr. Kunle Akogun, said that painstaking investigations revealed that the late Mr. Adigun took his own life as an eventual culmination of his pathetic drug addiction, adding that he unwisely adopted the action to address the prolonged depression he suffered as a result of personal challenges he could not bear.
The statement said that “some close friends of the late Mr. Adigun revealed that the obviously depressed student had unsuccessfully attempted suicide thrice, having publicly expressed profound regret on many occasions that it was his ‘nagging younger sister’ that was sponsoring his education. Read more