A final year student in Pharmacy Department, Delta State University, Abraka, Orumah Efemena, has taken his own life on account of his poor academic performance, which provoked his father’s ire.
Late Efemena, according to reports, ought to have graduated a year ago but for his failure to pass some courses and had to rewrite them, only to turn out the same performance and fail spectacularly when his result was released.
For his failure, the institution authority handed him another extra year.
The deceased was his parents’ eldest child. His situation was said to have angered his father who reprimanded him.
Events took a different turn on Wednesday when he was found in pain on the floor in his room in the hostel after ingesting two containers of insecticide, and was pronounced dead at the hospital he was rushed to.