Students of University of Port Harcourt have been left in a state of shock after a 100 Level Chemical Engineering student was found dead.
A 100 Level Chemical Engineering student of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State has died of alleged suicide after a long-standing battle with depression.
The girl identified as Hikmat Gbadamosi was found dead in her room, yesterday. According to her friend, the deceased had been battling a medical condition since birth and the resulting pain sent her into depression.
She is assumed to have consumed two bottles of a poisonous substance on Saturday and was only discovered on Monday after her bestie mobilized classmates to her room to know why she didn’t show up in school for a test they had yesterday.
So on getting there, they saw her door locked and peeped through the window – only to see the girl laying dead. An alarm was raised and people gathered to break the door.
The lodge occupants said they saw her last on Saturday. She might have died since Saturday night and only discovered yesterday being Monday.