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A 200 Level student of the Joseph Sarwuan Tarkaa University, Makurdi, Benue State, Ogbonna Shedrach, has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself.

 

The Public Relations Officer of the institution students’ union, Comrade Zaki Christian, disclosed this in a statement.

 

He said the 20-year-old student took his own life over family challenges.

 

According to Zaki, before taking the drastic step, the deceased had confronted his father over his refusal to give him the sum of N50,000 to settle some pressing needs.

 

The statement read, “We have confirmed details and death of Ogbonna Shedrach aged 20, a 200L student of our university in the department of Biochemistry. According to family, Late Ogbonna Shedrach comes from a divorced marriage and until death, faced challenges associated with the fate of a broken home.

 

“Sequel to his death, Ogbonna had confronted his father to release a token of N50,000 to assist him settle pressing needs, a conversation that took place repeatedly and angered him to succumb to SUICIDE BY HANGING after his father’s refusal to release the said amount.

 

“As a students’ Union, we have only become privy to this story on the premise of his death. We regret deeply this ugly menace and are reposed to kindly charge our students to embrace whatever pains of life as occasioned to them by default, speak out where necessary but never succumb to SUICIDE, MURDER OR CRIME.

 

“It’s with deliberation that I unravelled the condition of his death to whereas enable you learn rightly. Be thus aware that; Death is only a ticket to the world where life is lived forever! Question is where? Our Condolences!.”

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