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21 year-old UNN Undergraduate Allegedly Attempts Suicide After Parents Scolded Him (Photo)

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promising undergraduate of UNN has been saved from death after attempting to take his own life.

A 21-year-old undergraduate of the University of Nigeria Nsukka UNN, Obasi Augustine Chukwuemeka, has been prevented from committing suicide at his home on Number 4 Alaba street Ejigbo busstop in Lagos state on January 7th.

Scene of the incident

In a statement released by Bala Elkana, the spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, an officer of Lagos State Neighbourhood Security Corps, alerted men of the Ejigbo Police Station that Chukwuemeka tied a rope in a loop around the ceiling fan in his home in preparation for committing suicide because he was scolded by his parents.

A swift response by operatives from Ejigbo Police Station prevented him from killing himself.

He was rescued and taken to the hospital for medical examination.

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