After failing one of her course papers, the stress of failure became too much for a recent university graduate to handle, and she allegedly took her own life.
After consuming a deadly chemical thought to be a snipper, Oshokoya Deborah Ayomikun of the Tai Solarin University of Education (TUSED) in Nigeria died.
Several Nigerian news portals reported that she reportedly committed herself because of the possibility of an extra year owing to a carryover in one of her final year courses.
On Wednesday, August 11, SUG President Comr Rabiu Sodiq acknowledged the event and encouraged students not to take such dramatic measures no matter what obstacles life throws their way.
“It is highly understandable when life brings a lot of burden upon us. Sometimes we get so discouraged, frustrated and unhappy. Truth is, life struggles are inevitable and because every problem has a solution, this too shall pass. Please stay alive,” he wrote.
“The moment you start thinking about suicide; just abort mission! Suicide does not only end your dreams, it ends the dreams of those attached to you. Say No To Suicide” he added.
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