Another final year student of University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN has reportedly committed suicide by taking sniper, few weeks after Chukwuemeka Akachi, a 400-level student of Department of English and Literary Studies in UNN ended his own life after taking a bottle of sniper.
Kate Elias, mother of the final year student of UNN who committed suicide told NAN that the incident happened on Monday June 17, around 5.30pm in her house at Justina Eze Street, Nsukka. Kate who works with the university, said she came home on the day of the incident and day and found her son in a bad mood as he was staggering when he came to collect a bottle of coke from the fridge.
“I followed him immediately to his room and started talking to him but he could not respond and when I looked closely, I discovered that his teeth had tightened up,” she said. “As I looked around, I saw an empty sniper bottle; at this point I raised alarm and my other children rushed to the room and we tried to give him red oil but his tightened teeth did not allow the oil to enter his mouth.
“We immediately rushed him to Faith Foundation Hospital, Nsukka and were later referred to Bishop Shanahan Hospital, Nsukka, where he eventually died.”