Tragedy as KWASU final year student commits suicide over poor academic performance

By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin

Tragedy broke out in Malete, Moro local government area of Kwara State on Saturday as a 400-level student of Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Rashidat Shittu, committed suicide.

Western Post gathered that Rashidat decided to take her own life over her seemingly distrurbing 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 drank sniper,” another source disclosed.

The source added that the deceased has since been buried at the Muslim cemetery in Ilorin.

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