The management of the University of Ilorin on Friday, December 7, said that investigations by the institution revealed that its student, late Adigun Emmanuel, committed suicide as an eventual culmination of drug addiction.
The director of corporate affairs of the university, Kunle Akogun, made the revelation in a statement which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin. Akogun stated that late Emmanuel of the Faculty of Agriculture “resorted to the unsavory action to ventilate his frustration over his failure in his final year project
Adigun Emmanuel Adewale of the Faculty of Agriculture, committed suicide last Thursday November 29, 2018,” he explained.
He said that the university after a painstaking investigations revealed that late Adigun took his own life as an eventual culmination of his pathetic drug addiction. The director further stated that the student must have unwisely adopted drugs to address the prolonged depression he suffered as a result of personal challenges he could not bear.
“Some close friends of the late Adigun revealed that the obviously depressed student had unsuccessfully attempted suicide thrice, having publicly expressed profound regrets on many occasions,” he said.