Umar Muhammad, a 20-year-old secondary school student, alleged to be passing through depression, reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself at Kandahar, Hadejia, Jigawa State.
NAN reported that the State’s Police Spokesperson, ASP Audu Jinjiri, who confirmed the incident said the deceased whose body was found dangling near a river in his area on Sunday, was among students who wrote the recent UTME mock examination.
“On March 11, the Police in Hadejia LGA received a report that that a hanged corpse was found by the river side in Hadejia town at about 6 p.m.
Upon investigation, the Police discovered that the corpse was that of 20-year-old Umar Mohammed of Khandahar quarters.
The corpse was taken to hospital for confirmation and later released to the family for burial,” Jinjiri said.
Here are photos of the Secondary School Student;
This is coming after UNIBEN confirmed that one of its students allegedly committed suicide. The deceased, identified only as Adams, was said to have been found dead in his room at Ekosodin community, in the Ovia North-East Local Government Area of the state.
He was said to be a 500-level student in the Department of Computer Engineering. It was gathered that Adams had been sighted at his department where he submitted an assignment, before he returned to his hostel on Thursday.
Some of his friends were said to have suspected that something had gone wrong when they could not access his room while he was inside. However, his lifeless body was later said to have been found by his relatives who forced the door open in the evening.
The Public Relations Officer of the university, Michael Osasuyi, who confirmed the incident, said the institution received the report with surprise.
Osasuyi noted that the deceased was a first-class student. He said, “The 500-level computer engineering student was discovered in his room at Ekosodin.
“He hung himself. His father came to see him and that was how it was discovered that he hung himself. The information that got to us was that he was a bright student, a first-class student.’’