A UNIBEN final year student was been rushed to the hospital after attempting to commit suicide with sniper.
A female final year student of the University of Benin, UNIBEN Ugbowo campus (name witheld) was on Saturday rushed to the hospital after taking sniper in an attempt to commit suicide.
The girl is said to be a final year student of the department of accountancy and an inhabitant of hall-one hostel. Sources claim she took the deadly sniper but was immediately rushed to the hospital when her action was discovered.
The motive behind the suicide is yet to be identified.
“the girl took sniper but she was very lucky that people took notice very early and she has been rushed to the University of Benin teaching hospital, UBTH, where she has been placed on oxygen for treatment. But we really do not know what the result will be. ‘Na sniper dey reign na o’,” the source said.
The University’s spokesperson, Mr Michael Osasuyi who reacted to the news said he received a report concerning the attempted suicide, he also confirmed that the person is currently receiving treatment in UBTH and the parent are currently with the patient.
“The person is at the University hospital and the parents are there looking after her,” Osasuyi said.