Photos: Babcock University Student Kills Himself In Oshodi Lagos, Leaves Suicide Note

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January 6, 2017 – Photos: Babcock University 200Level Student Commits Suicide By Hanging At Family House In Oshodi Lagos, Leaves Suicide Note

Verishima Unokyur, a 19-year-old 200 level Social Work student at Babcock University in Ilishan Remo Ogun state took his own life on Tuesday the 3rd of January 2017 hours after he allegedly sent a text message to his best friend, welcoming him into the year 2017.

The younger brother of the suicide victim, Asor Unokyur said his brother never showed any sign of depression prior to the time his body was discovered at their home in Mafoluku area of Oshodi.

Verishima Unokyur is dead

Here is what Asor told our correspondent yesterday:

A family member who requested not to be named said the deceased had told his mother that he would soon die but all spiritual effort put in place to stop Verishima from committing suicide failed.

Here is what the source said:

A check on his Twitter page revealed that he had been planning the suicide for long.

Here is one of the messages he posted on Twitter few days to his death.

What could have caused a vibrant young man to take his own life in this manner.