Jan 11, 2012 – 24 Year Old Student Commits Suicide in Ilorin After Losing Bike To Robbers
According to News Agency of Nigeria, a 24-year-old student, Towobola Adeniran, also known as AK, on Monday night ,in Ilorin ,committed suicide by hanging, a witness said. naijagists.com
The student, said to be a 100 level student of Kwara State College of Education, Oro, was found in his apartment at Opo-Malu area of Ilorin hanging with a rope tied to ceiling fan.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that neighbours knew about the development when a co-tenant, who had gone to collect something from him, saw his door locked.
The tenant called the attention of other tenants, who forced the door open and found the corpse hanging.
A co-tenant of the deceased, who confided in NAN, said that the deceased showed no sign of distress as, “he was playing and catching fun with everybody up to 4.00 p.m. on Monday.
“The boy was handsome and jovial as he played with everybody. He showed no sign of distress or frustration. He even played with us till 4.00 p.m.,” the female co-tenant added.
However, NAN learnt that the deceased had packed his belongings from the house and deleted all the contacts in his mobile phone and left no suicide note.
A friend of the deceased, who preferred anonymity, told NAN that Adeniran, an indigene of Saki in Oyo State, was a self-sponsored student and a commercial motorcycle operator in Ilorin.
He, however, added that the late student showed a little sign of distress when the motorcycle was stolen two months ago.
Confirming the report, Mr Dabo Ezekiel, the Police Public Relations Officer, Kwara Police Command, said the command was aware of the development.
He added that the deceased was a commercial motorcyclist.