Tragedy struck in Malete, Moro local government area of Kwara State on Saturday as a 400-level student of Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Rashidat Shittu, reportedly committed suicide.
It was learnt that Rashidat decided to take her own life over her seemingly disturbing academic status.
A source said the deceased committed suicide by drinking “sniper.”
The source said Rashidat was first rushed to the school clinic for treatment before she was later referred to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
“Her colleagues said she was having issues with her academic status in school. She later informed her colleagues when she started feeling pain that she had drunk sniper,” another source told newsmen
The source added that the deceased has since been buried at the Muslim cemetery in Ilorin, the state capital.