Oko Polytechnic final-year student allegedly commits suicide over failed relationship
A final-year student at the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, in Anambra’s Orumba North Local Government Area, has reportedly committed suicide.
According to the Daily Trust, the deceased committed suicide on Friday, November 18, after his girlfriend dumped him. According to a source, the young man, whose identity has not been revealed, took sniper after his lover told him to look for another girl.
The disheartened man was reportedly doing his Industrial Attachment (IT) when he was dumped by his lover.
A student of the institution, Iyke Orji, described the deceased as someone who was “full of energy and life”.
“He was in his IT days, a student of Public Administration. He decided to stay in Oko for his one year industrial training, (but) instead of focusing on his training, he decided to search for true love,” Orji said.
The school authorities are yet to comment on this development. When contacted by LIB, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said
”I am yet to receive any report on it. The command wishes to use this opportunity to call on the witnesses of this incident to come forward to us with details for us first to verify the authenticity of this information and possibly to know the cause of the incident.
This will help us to advise people with suicidal thoughts on what to do.
Meanwhile the command control room number and public complain bureau number is available for report of any incident please. 07039194332 and 08039334002 respectively.”