Undergraduate Student of UNN Attempts Suicide


A 200 Level undergraduate student of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) allegedly attempted to commit suicide by drinking ‘Sniper’, an insecticide.

According to reports, the victim, identified as Chinwendu Odoh, a student of Microbiology and hails from Enugu state, was rushed to Royal Cross Hospital, Nsukka by neighbours who noticed she was in pains.

Main Entrance, UNN. Photo: The Sun Nigeria
Main Entrance, UNN. Photo: The Sun Nigeria

SP Ebere Amaraizu, Enugu State Police Command Spokesman, confirmed the incident, saying that operatives of the Nsukka Division of the command were investigating the matter.

“Information from some sympathizers are pointing towards depression over an unresolved issue,” he added.

The victim is, however, responding to treatment as reasons for her action is yet to be ascertained.

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