Teenager Commits Suicide After Failing Promotional Exam


Kwara State Police have confirmed the death of a 17-year-old student of Offa Grammar School in Offa Local Government Area who committed student after he failed his promotion examination from SS1 to SS2.

The announcement was contained in a statement issued by the State Police Public Relation Officer, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, in Ilorin. Ajayi revealed that the corpse of the deceased was removed from a tree behind Ariya Garden Hotel, Offa, by a team of policemen from the Divisional Police Headquarters, Offa, at about 15.34hours on Tuesday. He explained that the student was asked to repeat the class because he failed his exam. ”The corpse was taken to the Offa General Hospital for autopsy, while an investigation has been launched into the matter,” he said.

Massive Protest Over Death Of Final Year Student, Hotelier

Angry youths and students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, staged a public protest on Wednesday, in Ogbomoso, Oyo State. According to PUNCH, the alleged killing of a final year student, identified as Rachael Opadele, and an hotelier, Olugbenga Owolabi sparked the protest. The two victims were abducted on Thursday night at the hotel located in the Abaa community in Surulere Local Government Area. Sources close to the student’s family claimed that the victims were shot dead after the kidnappers had received a N5 million ransom.

This article was originally published on Naija News

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