Student commits suicide in Bauchi

A 300 Level student of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) in Bauchi State committed suicide on Friday.

He was said to have hanged himself in the early hours of the day. It was gathered that the incident occurred at the Gubi Campus of the school, located along Kano road.

The deceased, Dahiru Adamu, 30, was a student of the Department of Technology Education, Wood Work.

A student of the institution, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said,   “I got to school on Friday morning only to discover a student hanging on one of the trees in the school.  He took off his shoes and abandoned his books under the tree and then hanged himself”.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Kamal Datti, said they were informed of the incident by the chief security officer of the university.

“Our men immediately swung into action and removed the body and deposited it at the mortuary at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi,” Datti stated.

According to him, preliminary investigation revealed that the name of the deceased is Dahiru Adamu and was a 300 Level student of the  Department of Technology Education.

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