17-year-old student commits suicide in Kwara
August 4, 2022.
A 17-year-old student, Adegoke Adeyemi, of Offa Grammar School, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, has reportedly committed suicide following his failure to gain promotion to the next class in his school.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Kwara Command, Okasanmi Ajayi, confirmed this saying Adegoke, who was found hanging on a tree, decided to take his life because of his failure to pass his promotion examination from SS1 to SS2.
He said that the Senior Secondary School student was asked to repeat the class but was ashamed and hence decided to take his life.
The corpse was taken to the Offa General Hospital for autopsy, while an investigation has been launched into the matter.”