400 level Kwara varsity student commits suicide

A 400 level female student of the Kwara State University, identified as Rashidat Shittu, has reportedly committed suicide.

She allegedly took her own life on Saturday by consuming a chemical suspected to be Sniper in her hostel room.

Sources in the university said the student took her own life due to poor academic performance.

Rashidat was confirmed dead on arrival at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, UITH, where she was rushed to, for medical attention.

DAILY POST learnt that the deceased, a final year student in the institution, complained about her poor academic performance which led to her tragic action.

She was buried at the Muslim Cemetery, in the Osere area of Ilorin metropolis, by her family members and staff of the university.

Spokesperson of the institution, Dr Saeedat Aliyu, who promised to reach out to DAILY POST for reaction on the incident, could not do so till the time of filing this report.

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